Is Lalit Modi Related To Narendra Modi?

Lalit Modi is a businessman and cricket administrator who has recently been in headlines for his affair with actress Susmita Sen. He is a very well known personality amongst many growing businessmen who also think of him as a role model because of his achievements. Although Lalit Modi might have gained a lot of achievements throughout his career, the famous personality is hated by many for his actions which brought him a lot of trouble. He is currently wanted in India and is currently residing in London. In this article, we will provide you with information regarding Lalit Modi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who share the same surname, Lalit Modi’s controversy and his biography. 

Is Lalit Modi Related To Narendra Modi?

Is Lalit Modi Related To Narendra Modi

Lalit Modi has claimed to be close to Narendra Modi in one of his emails, which was a conversation between him and Shantanu Chari of Rajasthan Royals, mentioned that he was close to Narendra Modi. Congress, the opposition party to the BJP, has raised many questions regarding the issue and have constantly asked for an explanation from the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi, however, stands silent on the issue, not confirming or denying the claims made by the opposition.

Following his controversy with Susmita Sen, Lalit Modi recently shared pictures with Narendra Modi, along with many other people and personalities, on his Twitter account while addressing the trolls he received because of tagging the wrong account of Sushmita on his post. As of now, the story is considered to be one-sided and more information about the relationship between the duo cannot be confirmed as long as the Prime Minister doesn’t take a stand. This is all we have regarding the topic and we will update you once we receive more information on the issue. 

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Lalit Modi Biography

Is Lalit Modi Related To Narendra Modi

Lalit Modi was born on 29th November, 1963 in New Delhi, India. He studied at Bishop Cotton School in Shimla, St Joseph’s College in Nainital, Pace University and Duke University. He studied Electrical Engineering and Business Administration, but didn’t graduate. He is closely connected to the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party), and has been subjected to many controversies. He married Minal Modi in 1991, and turned into a widow after her death in 2018. He currently has 3 children; son Ruchir Modi, a businessman, daughter Aliya Modi, an interior designer, and step-daughter Karima Sagrani. He is the son of Krishan Kumar Modi and Bina Modi and has two siblings namely, Samir Modi and Charu Modi Bhartia.

He is currently dating the former Miss Universe and actress Susmita Sen, after he confirmed their relationship status on his social media handle. He is the founder of the IPL and also the first Commissioner and Chairman of the League. In 2006, he was described as the most important cricket administrator in the world by Mike Atherton. In 2008, he was listed amongst India’s 30 most powerful people by India Today Magazine. He featured on the cover of Sports Pro, and was termed as the Best Rain (Money) Maker for any sports body in the history of sports globally. He ranked 16th in Time Magazine’s list of the World’s Best Sports Executives. The Asia Brand Conference labelled him as the Brand Builder of the Year.

He was presented with the consumer award for Transforming Cricket in India by CNBC Awaaz. He was named the Most Innovative Leader in India by NDTV Profit. Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Awards, awarded him with the Excellence in Innovation Award. He ranked 19th in the list of 25 most powerful global figures by Business Week. In 2009, the IPL was described as the world’s hottest sports league by Forbes Magazine. He was also named as the Game Changer of the Decade by Business Standard. In 2010, he was named as the most powerful person in Indian Sports by Sports Illustrated.

Regardless of his abilities, his personality has always been showing problematic conduct, which often landed him in the police station and caused him to drop out of his college. He has constantly been accused of threatening and pressuring many officials who were a part of the IPL. Following all his money laundering and other controversies, he has been issued a warrant and is currently wanted in India. With this, we end our article hoping you have found answers to all your queries. 

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