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PM Narendra Modi leading in Time's Person of the Year poll

PM Narendra Modi leading in Time's Person of the Year poll

Currently, Narendra Modi is leading the poll with 13.2%, followed by Ferguson protesters (10.1%) and Hong Kong leader Joshua Wong (7.4% votes).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: Reuters) Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: Reuters)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading the ongoing Time's Person of the Year poll after temporarily losing position to Ferguson protestors.

Narendra Modi, who took over the charge of country's 15th prime minister on May 26, 2014 has made a lot of positive noise on the global platform.

Recently, the PM crossed 8 million followers on Twitter and 25 million on Facebook.

Currently, Narendra Modi is leading the poll with 13.2%, followed by Ferguson protesters (10.1%) and Hong Kong leader Joshua Wong (7.4% votes).

Voting closes at 11:59 pm on December 6, and the combined winner of the reader polls will be announced on December 8. TIME's Person of the Year will be announced on December 10.

Other contenders for the title include Nobel Peace Prize 2014 winner MalalaYousafzai, who also happens to be the youngest person to receive thisprestigious award, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, and Alibaba Group'sFounder Jack Ma, among others.

 

The Person of the Year is selected by TIME's editors. However, the readers comment are also taken into account on any TIME's Facebook post or its Twitter account using the #TIMEPOY hashtag.