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Narendra Modi: Pradhan Sevak Above All Else | By Nirmala Sitharaman

Once an outsider to Delhi’s power ­corridors, PM Narendra Modi learned the ropes like an ­apprentice and took the world by storm, writes Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Narendra Modi: Pradhan Sevak Above All Else | By Nirmala Sitharaman
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Narendra Modi: Pradhan Sevak Above All Else | By Nirmala Sitharaman
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2018-08-13T11:08:33+05:30

As India turns 71 next week, Outlook zeroed in on 21 individuals who have made a lasting impression on this country – for both good and bad – so far in the 21 st century. And we got 21 equally important personalities to write on the 21 individuals we chose.

In this column, Defence Minister Nirmala Sithraman writes on PM Narendra Modi. "From the beginning of this century, for a decade as chief minister of Gujarat and for just over four years as India’s PM, Modi has made an indelible mark in the annals of our history," she writes.

This century is yet in its teens, but in India, without hesitation, we can name a change-maker of this century—Prime Minister Narendra Modi. From the beginning of this century, for a decade as chief minister of Gujarat and for just over four years as India’s PM, Modi has made an indelible mark in the annals of our history. The impact he continues to make in the ever-changing geopolitical landscape has positioned India on the high table of most of the global league.

Writing in 1872,...

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