Today the power limit is defined by money. The person who has money is considered to be the most powerful person, but power is not only money but it is also the creation of name and fame. And if you want to earn name, fame, and power, then what can be better than politics. Indiatoday magazine has unveiled a list of the top 10 powerful politicians in India. This list includes the nation’s most powerful personalities, who have the real power to run the nation.
1. Narendra Modi
Age: 68, Prime Minister of India.
The first name in this list comes from Narendra Modi’s Hardly anyone who does not know about Narendra Modi.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the elections twice with the majority due to Modi. Also, the only reason behind the recent historic victory of the 2019 elections is Narendra Modi.
Twice the Indian population gave full support to Narendra Modi. It only happened in Indira Gandhi’s time. After this historic victory, Narendra Modi became the most famous personality not only in India but in the world.
Modi has proved his name in the world after the implementation of GST and Demonetization and he has still retained his government.
This proved that the popularity of Narendra Modi has not diminished. He is the most famous personality and powerful politician in India.
2. Amit Shah
Age: 54, Minister of Home Affairs in Government of India.
The second big name after Narendra Modi is Amit Shah. He is the President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Amit AnilChandra Shah is currently serving as the Minister of Home Affairs or Home Minister of India.
He is known for his excellence, creativity, and a strong decision-maker. Bharatiya Janata Party has won elections twice under the supervision of Amit Shah. Their plans and strategies beyond expectations.
He is also known as Bharatiya Janata Party’s Chanakya. After the second victory, he became a famous personality and another powerful politician in India.
3. Mohan Bhagwat
Age: 68, Sarsanchalak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS).
Mohan Bhagwat is the President of the RSS. RSS is a strong Hindu party in Maharashtra, even BJP has RSS support.
It is not a coincidence that many BJP leaders maintain the RSS hotline. Even Narendra Modi was also a part of the RSS in the beginning.
Mohan Bhagwat is the RSS chief, his opinion is always asked when making a policy decision in the central government. A recent example: While preparing the new education policy, the Ministry of Human Resource Development took the RSS’s indigenous philosophy seriously on education.
Because of their strong leadership and support of the people, they are counted among the top 10 powerful politicians in India.
4. Rajnath Singh
Age: 68, Defence Minister of India.
Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician serving as the Defence Minister of India. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
He has previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. Rajnath Singh earlier served as the Home Minister of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2014-19.
5. Nitin Gadkari
Age: 62, Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India and Shipping Ministry of MSME.
Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India and Shipping Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Government of India. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2010-13.
6. Nirmala Sitharaman
Age: 59, Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs.
Nirmala Sitharaman is an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party, she is currently serving as the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs. She is a member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, since 2014.
Nirmala Sitharaman had presented the maiden budget 2019 within 5 weeks after the formation of Modi Government. Nirmala Sitharaman is a new name for this year’s list of Indiatoday’s Top 10 Powerful Politicians in India.
7. Piyush Goyal
Age: 55, Minister of Ministry of Railways and Commerce in the Govt. of India.
Piyush Ved Prakash Goyal is an Indian politician. He is the current minister of Ministry of Railways and Commerce in the Government of India. He also previously was served as Cabinet Minister on 3 September 2017.
He had presented the interim budget 2019 five months ago in February. Piyush Goyal is also a new name for this year’s list of India’s Top 10 Powerful Politicians.
8. Yogi Adityanath
Age: 47, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Yogi Adityanath is the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was elected by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah because of his aggressive Hindutva agenda. He also receives the blessings of the RSS, even though he has never been an RSS Pracharak.
Because he has emerged as the strongest Hindutva icon of recent times, he has made strong decisions for Hindutva in his political career. A recent example: Beef was banned in Uttar Pradesh.
There are projections in party circles that he could even rise to be the heir apparent to Modi. Due to his strong Hindutva Pracharak, he is counted among the top 10 powerful politicians in India.
9. Devendra Fadnavis
Age: 49, Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis is an Indian politician. He is the 18th and incumbent Chief Minister of Maharashtra, in office since October 2014.
Devendra is the member of Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, at the age of 44, he became the second-youngest Chief Minister of Maharashtra after Sharad Pawar.
Devendra has steered the BJP to victory in all the major elections. And, he has the records to clear any file put up for his consideration within 3 days. Due to his determined determination and hard work, he is counted among the top 10 powerful politicians in India.
10. Prakash Javadekar
Age: 68, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Minister of Information and Broadcasting.
Prakash Keshav Javadekar is an Indian politician. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and currently serving as the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Minister of Information and Broadcasting.
Prakash Javadekar is also the BJP in-charge of Rajasthan, he secured a clean sweep for the saffron party in the Lok Sabha elections.
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These are the top 10 powerful politicians in India listed by Indiatoday magazine who have the real powers to run the nation.