Check the list of the 10 most popular politicians in India.The list is well related to the political scenario of the year 2016-2020. It is also in relation to the politicians who have been popular for past few years. India has seen the rise of many politicians in the country. Among many leaders, very few became popular among the masses for long.
Let us have a look at the list of the top 10 list of the major politicians who ruled over the mind and hearts of the Indians.
Most Powerful Politicians in India
The scenario is seen stable for past few years. In future, we might see who remains for longer.
1. Narendra Modi
The Prime Minister NarendraModi remains on the top of the list for past many years. Under his leadership, the BJP has seen atremendous rise. He has almost earned absolute power with his unique moves and campaigning. In spite of huge criticisms for moves like demonetisation, he is a popular figure widely.
2. Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi who has recently become a president of the Indian National Congress is now actively leading the party. The son of late Congress Leader Rajiv Gandhi is working for the party since long.
3. Arvind Kejriwal
The reason for having ArvindKejriwal at the second most popular is his mercurial rise in the capital of the country. The leader of the AamAadmi Party is a former civil servant had takento power inDelhi after winning over SheelaDikshit. His moves to bring change in the system for the benefits of thecommon man are seen in positive lights by many.
4. Amit Shah
The second most powerful person of BJP has established himself as the party’s powerful leader. He has provided his power in various regions like UP, Goa and Maharashtra.
5. Sonia Gandhi
The former president of the Indian National Congress took the lead of the party after theassassination of former Prime Minister and her husband Rajiv Gandhi. She is also listed as the third most powerful woman of theglobe by Forbes in 2004.
6. Mamta Banerjee
Mamta Banerjee is the CM of West Bengal and a popular leader in the state. She is the first woman to hold the position of CM in the state. She established All India Trinamool Congress in the year 1997.
7. Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath is a priest and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh since March 2017. He became Chief Minister after the BJP won state assembly elections in 2017.
8. Nitish Kumar
Nitish Kumar is a very popular leader from the state of Bihar. He has been the CM of Bihar since 2015. He belongs to Janata Dal and is a national president of his party.
9. Mulayam Singh Yadav
Mulayam Singh Yadav founded Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh. He served the post of CM in the state from 2003 to 2007. Currently, his son AkhileshYadavis president of the party who is also a former Chief Minister of UP.
10. Lalu Prasad Yadav Though currently an accused statesman from Bihar, his popularity in Bihar was exemplary. After getting separated from Janta Dal he formed RashtriyaJanta Dal. He was Minister of Railways and CM of Bihar in past