Updated: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:15:00 GMT | By India Syndicate
Modi trends on Facebook; beats Sachin and Mars Mission

Narendra Modi wave seems have swept Facebook with BJP’s PM candidate emerging as 'top trend', beating even Sachin Tendulkar and iPhone 5s. Take a look at FB's most-mentioned people, events and most talked-about places to visit in 2013

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For one who was a ‘chaiwala’ as a boy at a railway station in Gujarat, Narendra Modi has had a meteoric rise in Indian politics - from an an untested chief minister of 2001 to the prime ministerial candidate in just 12 years.

According to Facebook’s Top Indian trends of 2013, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan and India’s Mars Mission too failed to beat the Gujarat chief minister.

Political analyst G.V.L. Narasimha Rao, who knows Modi intimately, says: "He is a man of firm conviction. He is extremely honest and hard-working. He is not given to compromises, whatever the consequences. And Modi will never bend even for the sake of a temporary victory."

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