Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi is ranked as the 9th most powerful person in the world for the year of 2015 by forbes surpassing titans like google founders Larry Page & Sergey Brin, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Warren Buffet.
The magazine also said
“India’s populist PM presided over 7.4% GDP growth in his first year in office, and raised his profile as a global leader during official visits with Barack Obama and Xi Jinping. A barnstorming tour of Silicon Valley reinforced his nation’s massive importance in tech. But governing 1.2 billion people requires more than shaking hands: Now Modi must pass his party’s reform agenda and keep fractious opposition under control.”