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From a tea seller to prime minister: Narendra Modi's journey

Friday, 16 May 2014 - 12:33pm IST | Place: | Agency: dna

Narendra Modi has created history today. He has successfully defeated the decade long rule of the Indian National Congress, with a clear majority of 285 seats for the Bharatiya Janata Party. It was only a few months ago that he was announced as the prime ministerial candidate. Today he stands proudly adressing his first rally as the winner of the Lok Sabha elections 2014, about to be the 15th Prime Minister of India. He has recieved overwhelming responce from all his followers, often chanting, "Ab ki bar, modi sarkaar". 

What makes him so special? It seems like the masses connect with a man, who has made it to the prestigous post with a simple humble background. In order to celebrate this life journey of this man, the voice of many, here is a timeline of the key moments of Narendra Modi.