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Father Of Nation Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi
(02 Oct 1869 - 30 Jan 1948)

Born and raised in a Hindu family in coastal Gujarat, Gandhi trained in the law at the Inner Temple, London, and was called to the bar at age 22 in June 1891. After two uncertain years in India, where he was unable to start a successful law practice, he moved to South Africa in 1893 to represent an Indian merchant in a lawsuit. He went on to live in South Africa for 21 years. It was here that Gandhi raised a family and first employed nonviolent resistance in a campaign for civil rights. In 1915, aged 45, he returned to India and soon set about organising peasants, farmers, and urban labourers to protest against excessive land-tax and discrimination.


Father Of Modern India Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
(14 Apr 1891 - 06 Dec 1956)

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956) was an Indian jurist, economist, social reformer and political leader who headed the committee drafting the Constitution of India from the Constituent Assembly debates, served as Law and Justice minister in the first cabinet of Jawaharlal Nehru, and inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement after renouncing Hinduism. Ambedkar graduated from Elphinstone College, University of Bombay, and studied economics at Columbia University and the London School of Economics, receiving doctorates in 1927 and 1923 respectively and was among a handful of Indian students to have done so at either institution in the 1920s.


Raman Megasasay Award Winner Sri Ravish Kumar

Ravish Kumar (born 5 December 1974) is an Indian journalist, author and media personality. He is the Senior Executive Editor of NDTV India. He hosts a number of programmes including the channel's flagship weekday show Prime Time, Hum Log, Ravish Ki Report and Des Ki Baat. Kumar has twice been conferred with Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for the Best Journalist of the Year and became the fifth Indian journalist to receive the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2019.Kumar has been conferred with various awards for his work in journalism including the Ramon Magsaysay Award (2019). He is two times recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award (2017, 2013) for broadcast category in Hindi language.


God of Bad Days Sonu Sood

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the two major waves, and the countless lockdowns, Sonu Sood found a new calling. He became the hero of the masses, helping lakhs of migrant Indians travel back to the safety of their rural homes from their adopted homes in big cities. Extending that part of his newfound popularity, Sonu is now coming up with a new show, ‘It Happens Only In India’ with National Geographic, where the attempt is to tell stories of common Indians and their inspirational achievements. In a conversation with ETimes, Sonu talks about unlikely heroes, being one himself, dealing with setbacks, and inspiring his children to be good human beings.

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