Narendra Modi Emerges World’s Most Powerful Person of 2019 in British Herald Poll; Beats Donald Trump, Xi Jinping and Other Top Leaders
Narendra Modi (Photo Credits: File Photo)

New Delhi, June 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as the world’s most powerful person in 2019, as per readers of the British Herald. The readers voted for Narendra Modi among competitors including Russian President Vladimir Putin, United States President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. According to reports, Narendra Modi got 31 percent and gained the top slot while Putin ranked second with 29 percent. US President Donald Trump bagged the third position by 21.9 percent and Xi Jinping ranked 18.1 percent. Narendra Modi Tops I-PAC Leadership Survey With 48% Votes, Rahul Gandhi Preferred by 11.2% Participants.

Reports inform that a judging panel shortlisted four finalists which included Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, and Chinese President Xi Jinping. The readers were supposed to vote through a mandatory one-time password. British Herald will be featuring Narendra Modi on the cover page of magazine releasing on 15th July 2019. British Herald featured Jacinda Ardern in May-June issue and Vladimir Putin in Mar-April issue.

"Narendra Modi has emerged as a key figure in the Asian region who is seen active with his act east policy. His effort to tackle climate change has been seen positively by the world, as warming affects millions of his country’s rural citizens", the Britishherald.com reported

This year, Narendra Modi emerged at the topmost position, beating out other world leaders and politicians among people who were voted by the British Herald readers. Reports inform that PM Modi was among the 25 world leaders who were nominated for World’s Most Powerful Person this year.