By Andy Marino
Narendra Modi, the BJP's leading ministerial candidate, is strong, well known and arguable. With the overall elections as a result of finish in might 2014, Modi's crusade rallies have drawn remarkable crowds. but, the fellow is still an enigma. His supporters regard him because the visionary, decisive chief India wishes this day. His detractors see him as a polarizing fi gure. Is Modi authoritative or authoritarian? Decisive or divisive? A crew participant or a loner? Andy Marino recorded interviews with Narendra Modi in the course of greater than half-a-dozen unique conferences - unparalleled entry to a really deepest guy. What emerged is that this riveting, target biography of a guy who should be India's leading minister. no longer shying clear of the controversies that experience dogged Narendra Modi, together with the Gujarat riots and questions on the Gujarat version of governance and improvement, this political biography presents an independent account of probably an important determine in Indian politics this day. Marino files hour-by-hour info of the 2002 Gujarat riots, providing a balanced research of that uncooked wound on India's polity. It additionally unearths hitherto unpublished, authenticated files, which makes this probably the most vital books of 2014. the writer analyses Narendra Modi's values, the folk who formed his pondering and this sort of nationwide chief he'll make. own info of Modi's youth, his wanderings within the Himalayas among the a while of seventeen and nineteen, his upward thrust throughout the political ranks, his imaginative and prescient for India and his own philosophy on faith and politics are printed in a publication that's lucid, fast paced and readable. Narendra Modi: A Political Biography is an insightful, exhaustive and impeccably researched account of the ascent of a political chief.