Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation. He is the first prime minister outside of the Indian National Congress to win two consecutive terms with a full majority and the second to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Colombo (News 1st); Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told a conclave over the weekend that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision relating to Sri Lanka is a long-term one.“We will unequivocally stand by Sri Lankan Tamil communities to ensure equality, equity, peace, and development.
It has been reinforced through the devolution of power through the 13th Amendment,” he said.“Tamil Nadu has directed its attention towards Tamil communities residing in Sri Lanka.