which indians do you think should....

Discussion in 'The ChitChat Lounge' started by jamhead, Apr 22, 2005.


which of these luminaries do you think deserves the B.R.?

  1. Amartya sen

  2. Azim Premji

  3. Abul Kalam

  4. Dr. Kurien

  5. Kiron Majumdar Shaw

  6. Manmohan Singh Narayan Murthy

  7. Narayan Murthy

  8. Pranoy Roy

  9. Sam Pitodra

  10. Other (please specify)

Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    ...get or be awarded with the bharat ratna ?

    nothing political about this thread !!

    just looking for a few names of go-getting indians.

    give me a minute to come up with the poll options.
  2. Mudit Malhotra

    Mudit Malhotra BLOODY FINGERED

    can we mention Mr. LAKSHMI NIWAS MITTAL
  3. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    what did he do for india?
  4. Mudit Malhotra

    Mudit Malhotra BLOODY FINGERED

    oh yea m sry he didnt did nethin for India sry
  5. Addy Pant

    Addy Pant Highway Star

    I'll vote for Narain Karthikeyan as he is the first Indian in F1.
  6. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    so what?

    he's just a sportsman? how has he helped to make india a developed country ?
  7. 6string_addict

    6string_addict * Addicted Guitarist * <img src="http://www.indian

    President Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam
    He is the Pivot man in india's MODERN Nuclear Technology....
  8. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    hahaha he is an aeronautical engineer... he did a few god things for isro and such like... though sarabhai and dhawan did more.... and the nuclear thingie is H. J. Bhabba's doing lion share.
  9. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    Koenraad Elst - deserves the Bharat Ratna many many times over.
  10. cYpHeR

    cYpHeR Banned

    tough one...i vote for shaw and pitroda....shaw encouages enterpreneurship...much needed to be encouraged in india...while pitroda wrked a lot to get communications to the most rural parts of our country.....
  11. sayanakaharry

    sayanakaharry Forum Leader

    amartya sen of course.
  12. bob-bobby

    bob-bobby Extinct or Banned!

    what have others in your list done ?
  13. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    lets see....

    - unofficial advisor to the GOI for some 30 years now - not to mention entire 3rd world
    - transformed an obscure dalda company into a giant that provides 25000 white collar jobs
    - helped isro a lot in being what it is - a space research org. better than airiene even.
    - generated tons of rural jobs and made india the world's highest milk producer
    - is the sign of the bio-tech revolution to come - biocon = infosys of biotech
    - manmohan singh - whats he not done as f.m. - father of the new indian economy
    - father of india's silicon valley - 20000+ white collar jobs for middle class indians
    - in a land of crass journalism, pioneered a news channel - created many non-tech jobs
    - "wired india" - internet, mobile phones, you name it. all for the salary of Rs. 1/year !!
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  14. cYpHeR

    cYpHeR Banned

    u deserve a rep dude...
  15. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    lol ok.. not as much as they deserve the BR though ;)
  16. light_of_erindi

    light_of_erindi New Member

    Hmmm. i voted for kurien and Murthy....
    I didn't know about some of the guys....:)...s typical indian i guess:):)
  17. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    nothing to smile about - or be proud of... sad !!
  18. light_of_erindi

    light_of_erindi New Member

    come to think of it...i only didn't know about kiran shaw and "others".......still i'm very oblivious to the current affairs ..i agree..:(
  19. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    kiran isn't one of the "guys" you didnt know about - she is one of the women
  20. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    i am adding a few more names to the list -

    tulsi tanti
    Rajesh Hukku of i-flex fame
    raman roy - who started the bpo industry
    the brothers ambani

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