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): India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has had a telephone conversation with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.The Indian Prime Minister in a tweet said the leaders had discussed issues relevant to the bilateral and multilateral cooperation between both countries, in the context of COVID-19.Accordingly, Indian Prime Minister Modi had reiterated the importance of Sri Lanka, as part of India’s neighbourhood first policy..