Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets crowd at a road show during Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election in Varanasi. His cavalcade passed through several localities of Varanasi. Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi
Ever since he led the BJP to a remarkable victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has continued the party’s winning streak in key assembly elections that followed. This year, the BJP got majority in crucial states of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Though the BJP had to toil hard in Gujarat amid Congress party’s surge, the party finally managed to form its government for the sixth consecutive term in the state.
As we bid farewell to the year 2017, let’s take a look at best of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s moments:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waiting to receive Ant—nio Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal during the Ceremonial Reception in New Delhi on January 7, 2017. Express photo by Renuka Puri.
On the occasion of the third International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took part in the festivities at Ramabai rally ground in Lucknow. He said, “Many countries which do not know our language, tradition, or culture, are now connecting to India through Yoga. The practice, which connects body, mind and soul, has played a big role in binding the world too.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing Yoga on the occasion of International Yoga day at Ramabai rally ground in Lucknow. Express Photo by Vishal Srivastav.
PM Modi has reshuffled his councli of ministers thrice since he took office with a massive mandate in 2014.
Prime minister Narendra Modi before a Cabinet meeting in New Delhi. Express Photo by Anil Sharma.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the people on the occasion of 68th Republic Day. PM Modi took to Twitter to greet the nation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Rajpath during the 68th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. Express Photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi.
PM Narendra Modi’s second roadshow in Varanasi on March 05, 2017. Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi
PM Narendra Modi addressing a gathering after the BJP party’s victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh State Assembly elections , at the BJP HQ in New Delhi. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal
PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina at the Hyderabad House in the capital New Delhi. The Bangladesh Prime Minister is on a four-day state visit to India during which a number of MOU was signed. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal.
At least 25 agreements including in key areas of civil nuclear cooperation and defence were signed between the two countries during Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina’s visit. India also announced a line of credit of USD 500 million to Bangladesh for military supplies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad. Express Photo by Javed Raja.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at President Ram Nath Kovind’s swearing-in ceremony at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. PIC BY NEERAJ PRIYADARSHI.
PM Narendra Modi at the National Executive Meeting of the BJP in the capital New Delhi. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal
PM Modi at the historical Red Fort in New Delhi on August 15, 2017. In the background is Jama Masjid. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal
On the last day of election camping for the second phase for Gujarat assembly election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes sea-plane from Sabaramti riverfront, Ahmadabad to visit Ambaji temple. Express photo by Javed Raja.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is welcomed on the first day of Winter Session of Parliament on December 15, 2017. Express photo by Renuka Puri.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a guard of honor before addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort to celebrate Independence Day in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.