Dress that! Different avatars of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Sep 17, 2017, 09:25 IST | mid-day online correspondent

On Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday, We take a look at his sartorial sense which shows a different side of the man. Take a look at his different avatars.

Silvery shineNarendra Modi

This shimmery shirt was worn by Narendra Modi in South Africa when he had gone to his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent. Showcasing India as an attractive destination for defence production, the Prime Minister also sought deeper collaboration in the sector with South Africa, a major arms exporter, even as he thanked it for supporting India's bid for membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group.

Hat-trickNarendra Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presented with a traditional Assamese hat known as a 'Japi' by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders at a party rally in Guwahati on November 30, 2014. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed November 30 to halt illegal immigration from Bangladesh into Assam, saying they were 'destroying' the northeastern state.

Impervious to sword or spearNarendra Modi

Narendra Modi, clad in Naga tribal costume, poses with a tribal Naga spear and a traditional machete (dao) during the inauguration of the Hornbill Festival at Kisama in the outskirts of Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland. The Prime minister seems upbeat about it, clearly!

Golden glazeNarendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes all bling in the opening of the Nimmo-Bazgo hydropower project in Leh. Narendra Modi became the first Indian prime minister in nine years to visit Kargil, scene of a deadly 1999 conflict with Pakistan. He is only the second Indian leader to visit the highly sensitive area since a 1999 Pakistani army incursion triggered a conflict between the two countries that killed more than 1,000 on both sides.

Crowning gloryIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures to crowds

Uneasy lies the head that wears a ccrown. However, it is still not clear whether the thing on Modi's forehead is a crown. Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures to crowds during the 29th Statehood Day celebrations in Itanagar. Modi was on his first visit to the state of Arunachal Pradesh since taking office.

Namo-NamahNarendra Modi

Dressed in a traditional 'sadhu' attire, Narendra Modi gestures as he poses for a photograph during a visit to the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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