Prime Minister of India was the Man of the year 2016 the readers of Time, ahead of Obama, trump and Putin
Prime Minister Narendra modi was the Man of the year by the readers of the American magazine Time. He received the most votes (19%) participants in the online survey, which ended at midnight on 4 December.
According to the poll, modi has left far behind “other world leaders, artists and politicians,” notes Time. In particular, the Indian Prime Minister ahead of outgoing President Barack Obama and his mate – elected President of the USA of Donald trump, as well as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who received 7% of votes each.
In addition, modi has outpaced the wife of Barack Obama Michelle (5%), former first lady of the United States and the failed President Hillary Clinton (4%), Vladimir Putin (6%) and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (2%).
Time notes that according to a September Pew research center survey, in recent months, modi has been quite high ratings in India. This was facilitated by ratification country of the Paris climate agreement.
In addition, the Indian politician has attracted attention of the world community in connection with the decision on monetary reformin which the country was demonetized the largest denominations – the denominations of 500 and 1000 rupees. This decision has resulted in formation of giant queues in the Bank branches. However, modi urged Indians to be patient, explaining the necessity of such measures by the fight against counterfeiters and corrupt.
In 2014 Prime Minister of India Narendra modi has become the Man of the year by readers of Time.
The ranking of the most influential people in the world by readers of Time is published annually a few days before rating the publisher. This year’s version of the editors will be announced December 7. Editor’s choice and readers, as a rule, do not coincide.
In 2015, the title Person of the year according to the editorial Time received German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and the readers – the candidate in US presidents from Democratic party, Bernie Sanders.