Narendra Modi is an Indian politician who has served as Prime Minister of India since 2014. His full name is Narendra Damodardas Modi and he is from the state of Gujarat, where he served as Chief Minister from 2001 to 2014, before becoming Prime Minister.
Modi is a Hindu nationalist who leads the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party. Modi is a controversial figure because of his frequent suppression of protests and freedom of speech; he has consequently caused the erosion of democracy in India. However, Modi is a highly charismatic and energetic figure, creating a sort of cult of personality.
The correct pronunciation of Narendra Modi in Gujarati is Nah-ren-drah Moh-dee. His last name, Modi, is pronounced with a soft "o" and with the "i" that sounds like an "ee" sound, without an accent on the end, as heard in the audio pronunciation.