Politics Comment: Narendra Modi won because hope triumphed over negativity Updated : May 25, 2019 11:02 AM IST Narendra Modi has retained the trust of Indians who put a lot of hope in his leadership abilities and commitment to nation. Analysts living in a cocoon often make the mistake of forming opinions and jumping to conclusions on the basis of such expressed or imagined dissatisfaction. Even as Gujarat chief minister, Modi’s leadership abilities began impressed ordinary Indians. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.