India is considered as a great nation where numerous great personalities were born in different eras. These people transformed the way of thinking of the common man in the country through their ideals and teachings. It is because of people like Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi that India kept prospering and transfiguring into a superior country. In the present context too, we are fortunate enough to have some people who possess the potential to revolutionize India. Here is a list of top 10 people who can revolutionize India.
Leader of the Aam Aadmi Party, Arvind Kejriwal is known for his social activities. An ex Indian Revenue Service (IRS) official who was awarded Magsaysay award in 2006 for his Emergent Leadership is one of the few fellow Indians who can channelize their energies in revolutionizing India. He is well known for staging protests against the wrong doings of the incumbent government at centre and states alike. In case, he earns representation in the Parliament in the following Lok Sabha polls, a new wave of revolution is all set to enter various corners of the country.
Another of the social activists in the country who enjoys large support from the people of the country, Medha Patkar is believed to be a lady with heart for poor and pain for the nation. She arrived on the national scene post “Narmada Bachao Aandolan.” It was during the time of the Aandolan that she showed sparks of a person who could revolutionize the country in an entirely new way.
Presently serving as the Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, Raghuram Rajan is the face of young India in the bureaucratic set up of the country at the central level. He has inspired belief in the people of his country that with grit and dedication, he can surely achieve the improbable even in the most difficult times. His fiscal policies are considered to be of top class and helped the incumbent government to retain confidence of the general public in them when everything was going topsy turvy for them.
Known to be the Modern day version of Mahatma Gandhi, Anna Baburao Hazare is an old man with a heart of a teenager. This social activist has accomplished numerous impossible tasks in his life till present and still busy in re-defining the importance of nation to people of the country. The saint from Ralegan Siddhi as he is popularly known as started an indefinite hunger strike on 5th April, 2011 for the cause of Jan Lokpal and initiated a revolution in the entire country all alone.
The most famous Dalit business mogul in the country, Ashok Khade is a revolutionary in his own way. He is known across the country for his painstaking effort in erecting Business Empire from the scratch despite experiencing discrimination at the hands of society due to his Dalit background. The example set by him teaches the entire country; especially the youth that hardwork is the key to success. Also his hard work revolutionized numbers of youths in the country to work for the betterment of the society and end the social evil of untouchability.
Dr. Sandeep Pandey is a social activist, but with different ideals and objectives. Though, very few know about this ex professor at IIT Kanpur, he is definitely one of those about whom you should have some kind of idea. Dr. Pandey is the co-founder of Asha trust, which has centres worldwide including India. His group works at the grassroots level with the goal of strengthening of democratic values in various parts of the country and abroad. The NGO run by him and associates could definitely qualify as the potent weapon for revolutionizing the country.
Captain of the Indian Cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a huge potential to revolutionize the entire country with his never say die attitude and hard working approach. The Ranchi lad’s success had definitely filled youngsters in the country with hope and zeal to achieve something extraordinary in life despite ordinary upbringing and absence of adequate resources.
Those who must be questioning the name Sam Pitroda at the number second position in the list saying “Who is he?” should learn the fact that Bollywood is not the only way of life and country is run by people like Sam in reality. Sam Pitroda is known for his praiseworthy role as Chairman of Knowledge Commission and technology adviser to Rajiv Gandhi during his tenure. He is the actual person who is credited with introducing computers in late 1980’s in India and showing a new way life to the Indian masses. None other than Sam could help in revolutionizing India once again with his innovative ideas and noteworthy views.
Leader of the parliamentary board of BJP at present and Chief Minister of one of the most vibrant states in India—Gujarat, Narendra Modi is the person to watch out for in the coming years. Most probable candidate from BJP for the Prime Ministerial position, Modi popularly known as NaMo is the hope for India in the following years and a strong revolutionary voice.