In Pics: PM Narendra Modi's 70th birthday, a glimpse of his timeless pictures from the past

Zee Media Bureau | Sep 17, 2020, 14:00 PM IST

Narendra Modi's 70th birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrates his 70th birthday on September 17. He was born to Heeraben and Damodardas Modi in Vadnagar in Mehsana district of Gujarat. In 2019, PM Modi had shared several pictures saying, "Reliving precious moments and special memories. I have been receiving many old photos from various friends. I am sharing few such photos with a request- if you have such memories, kindly share them with me."



His first brush with the RSS was at the tender age of eight when he would attend the local youth meetings of the RSS after a day’s work at the family tea stall.



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In 1973 Narendra Modi was given responsibility of working for a massive summit organised in Siddhpur where he met top leaders of the Sangh.


Vibhag Pracharak

June 03, 1978: Narendra Modi gets more responsibility in the Sangh. Becomes ‘Vibhag Pracharak’ and asked to work in Vadodara.


Anti-Emergency movement

Narendra Modi was at the core of the anti-Emergency movement. He was a part of the Gujarat Lok Sangharsh Samiti (GLSS) that was formed to resist tyranny. (Source:


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I am sharing few old photos photos, PM Modi had said in 2019


With APJ Abdul Kalam

Narendra Modi with former president APJ Abdul Kalam


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Reliving precious moments and special memories: PM Narendra Modi posted this picture in 2019.


National General Secretary

January 05, 1998: Narendra Modi becomes National General Secretary (Organisation), a prestigious party post held by stalwarts.


Gujarat Organisation Secretary

March 23, 1995: BJP secures a majority in Gujarat Assembly Elections, winning 121 seats with Narendra Modi as Organisation Secretary.


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Narendra Modi has dedicated his whole life for the betterment of the people


With Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Narendra Modi with former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee


Innovative field organizer

Narendra Modi as an innovative field organizer: An example from 1980s Gujarat


Ekta Yatra

Narendra Modi during Ekta Yatra. Standing up for a united India!


Leaves home

June 03, 1967: Narendra Modi leaves home and travels across India including the Himalayas, Rishikesh and Ramakrishna Mission.



October 03, 1972: Narendra Modi joins the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and takes a conscious decision to devote his entire life.


Organisation Secretary

Organisation Secretary

February 03, 1987: Narendra Modi joins BJP as Organisation Secretary of Gujarat Unit.


AMC election

June 03, 1987: Narendra Modi plays active role in organisation work for elections to various civic bodies and BJP wins AMC elections.


Ekta Yatra

September 11, 1991: Ekta Yatra, aimed at national integration, commences and Narendra Modi is an integral part of it.

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