12 Things You Need To Know About Narendra Modi, India's New Prime Minister
The controversial new leader of the world's largest democracy was selected by a landslide in the biggest elections of all time. Update – May 26: Narendra Modi has taken an oath as India's 15th PM, and has officially been sworn in to office.
On Friday, May 16, Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was elected as India's new prime minister after half a billion people voted in the country's six-week-long election.
Modi, along with the rest of the nation, was confident of his victory:
Translation: India has won. Good days are about to come.