Sources stated that PM Modi won the readers' choice for Time person of the year, the most influential figure in 2016 among people who voted.
Modi won 18% of the vote, ahead of Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Julian Assange (7% each) also beating Mark Zuckerberg (2%).
However, the final choice for person of the year is taken by the magazine's editors.
Modi: Time person of the year
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