Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as world's most admired Indian, as per a survey conducted by UK-based internet market research and data analytics firm YouGov.
He is the sixth most admired person in the world."Narendra Modi is the most admired man in India and sixth most admired in the world," read the YouGov website.

The survey, conducted through online voting, lists the world’s most admired men and women, and while PM Modi holds the highest position of all the Indians on the list, his global ranking is number six.

Earlier Prime Minister Modi emerged as World’s Most Powerful Person of 2019 in British Herald Poll; beating US President Donald Trump, China President Xi Jinping and other top leaders.

This year, the Prime Minister has also been honoured by top awards including the Order of St Andrew the Apostle, the highest order of Russia for promoting partnership and friendly relations between the two countries.

 He was also honoured by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Zayed Medal, its highest decoration, in recognition of his pivotal role in strengthening bilateral ties between the two nations.

In 2018, the Forbes ranked PM Modi 9th most powerful person in the world.