That’s so 2018: Eight Times the Prime Minister Made us Go “Wah Modiji Wah”

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That’s so 2018: Eight Times the Prime Minister Made us Go “Wah Modiji Wah”

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

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he last ten years have seen two very contrasting prime ministers lead this country – one who refused to talk even when prompted, and another who hosts his own talk show on the radio. Both leaders have added their fair share of value to the PMO, we’re sure, but only one has been able to truly take hold of the country’s imagination, with his self-attested suits, and his almost millennial penchant for travel.

We’re talking of course about Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the man who has delivered more speeches in the last four years than Amitabh Bachchan at the end of Mohabbatein. Some have been insightful, others have been hilarious, but mostly, we’ve been impressed by the way he breaks down complex concepts in simple rhyme. On more than one occasion this year, the only response we’ve had to some of Modi’s genius wordplay has been, “Wah Modiji Wah.” Here are a few notes on these acche din.

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