Indian state of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, left, talks with Baharatiya Janata Party or, BJP MP and vetern Bollywood actor Hema Malini at the BJP National Executive meeting, in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008
Narendra Modi is presented with a sword and a memento by Punjab deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal during a rally at Jagraon in Ludhiana, in Punjab on February 23, 2014
Chief Minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi, right, talks to Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state J. Jayalalitha during a meeting to discuss implications of setting up the National Counter Terrorism Center or NCTC , in New Delhi, India, Saturday, May 5, 2012. Several Chief Ministers have voiced their opposition to the NCTC saying that sweeping powers given to one agency for search, seizure and arrest in any part of the country will undermine the authority of states
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi (L) greets Canadian Member of Parliament Ruby Dhalia (R) during the third day of the Ninth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2011 (Overseas Indian Conference) in New Delhi on January 9, 2011. Some 1,500 delegates from 50 countries have gathered for the annual event of overseas Indians where New Zealand Governor General Anand Satyanand attends as the chief guest
Narendra Modi wearing a traditional hat presented to him by the party members greets his supporters during a rally ahead of the general election in Gogamukh in Lakhimpur district in the northeastern Indian state of Assam on March 31, 2014.
Narendra Modi waves after hoisting an Indian national flag during the Republic Day celebrations at Himmatnagar town, about 69 km east from Ahmedabad on January 26, 2014
Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, right, lights a traditional lamp, as Chairman Reliance Industries Limited and Founder President of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) Mukesh Ambani, left, looks on during formal launching of PDPU at Raisan village, on the outskirt of Gandhinagar, about 15 kilometers (9 miles) north of Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007. The Petroleum University promoted by Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) is spread over 50 acres of land with total investment of Rupees 3 billion (US$77 million) to create a world class institute in energy education and research with special focus on the oil and gas sector
Narendra Modi holds a bow and arrow presented to him by his supporters during a rally in Jahlod village, 170 km (106 miles) east of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on December 30, 2013
Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group chairman Anil Ambani interact during the 4th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2009 in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009.
Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, right, and Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata arrives to address a joint press conference after signing of an agreement between the state government and Tata Motor, in Gandhinagar, about 25 kilometers (16 miles) north of Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008. The Nano, billed as the world's cheapest car, has found a new home in the Western state of Gujarat, after weeks of violent farmer protests forced Tata Motors to shutter its $350 million Nano factory in West Bengal
Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata, left, and Chief Minister of Gujarat state Narendra Modi gesture before rolling out the first Tata Nano from the new Nano plant in Sanand, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, June 2, 2010. Tata Motors inaugurated a factory Wednesday to produce its super-cheap compact Nano car, nearly two years after violent farmer protests forced the company to relocate. The new factory in India's business-friendly Gujarat state promises to unleash production of the pint-sized car, which Tata plans to export to Europe, and eventually the U.S
Narendra Modi during a convocation ceremony at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), a school of petroleum management. at Gandhinagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat on October 19, 2013
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi removes garlands at a rally to celebrate his party's victory in Ahmedabad 15 December 2002. The BJP won a huge majority in elections in the Indian state of Gujarat by securing 127 seats in the 182-member assembly, a two-thirds majority, which will enable it to easily form the next government in the state
This handout photograph released by the Gujarat Information Bureau shows India's Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi (L) and Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt at the Chief Minister's office in Gandhinagar, some 30 kms. from Ahmedabad, on May 17, 2010. Dutt met Modi with a proposal to set up a film city project in Gujarat
Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi (R) greets rightwing Hindu party Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at the latter's residence 20 March, 2003 in Bombay. Modi met Thackeray for the first time after being elected as Gujarat chief minister in December 2002.
HANDOUT - In this handout photograph provided by Gujarat state Information Department, Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, left, meets Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, India, Friday, June 12, 2009.
Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama (L) holds a souvenir as India's Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi looks on during the inauguration of the International Seminar on Buddhist Heritage in Vadodara, some 110 kms from Ahmedabad on January 15, 2010. The Dalai Lama also witnessed the installation of the holy relics of Lord Buddha at Maharaja Sayajirao University's Department of Archaeology and Ancient History
An unidentified Indian child is given pulse polio drops by Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat, Narendra Modi (R) during a Polio eradication drive in Gandhinagar some 30 kms. from Ahmedabad, 06 January 2008. An ongoing Polio immunisation drive is taking place across India, with vaccines being given at booths and clinics nationwide.
Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi holds traditional lamps and prays during the inauguration ceremony of the Hindu festival of Navratri in Ahmadabad, India, late Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008. Navratri, the annual festival of nine nights, began Tuesday
Gujarat Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi wears a traditional hat and gestures during an election rally in Rangia, about 60 kilometers (38 miles) west of Gauhati, India, Saturday, April 11, 2009. India will hold general elections in five phases starting on April 16.
Gujarat state Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi waves to party supporters as he sports a crown presented to him during an election campaign in Allahabad, India, Sunday, April 12, 2009
Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi adjusts a ceremonial turban at an event in Bangalore, India, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004. Modi was in Bangalore to attend a Bhartiya Janata Party meeting in preparation for a week-long agitation planned from Sept.1 to press for the withdrawal of the case against former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti, restoration of Veer Savarkars quotations in the plaque at the cellular jail in Andamans Islands and removal of six tainted ministers from the Union Cabinet.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, left, talks with Bollywood actor Anupam Kher during the inauguration of the Kher's school for actors in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, July 20, 2009.
Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, right, interacts with Muslims during the first day of his fast, in Ahmadabad, India, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. Modi began a three day fast Saturday to strengthen social harmony and brotherhood in the state. Modi was at the helm of the Gujarat government during one of India's worst outbursts of communal violence in 2002 and remains in power
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, right greets yoga guru Baba Ramdev in the sidelines of the International Kite Festival in Ahmadabad, India, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2007. Around 145 kite fliers from various countries are participating in the five day festival which began Friday
Gujarat's Chief Minister Narendra Modi shows a sword given to him at the controversial "Gavrav Yatra" , The Pride Proccession, from Phagvel village, 80 km (50 miles) east of Ahmadabad, India, Sunday, Sept 8, 2002. Bhartiya Janta Party kicked off the election campaign in Gujarat with the Yatra on Sunday.