Anna Hazare: This 74 year old superstar tops the list for being responsible to single handedly unify the entire Country, especially the youth under one common umbrella of ‘Anti-corruption’! The neo-Gandhi of the 21st Century has proved it to the World how non-violent means have a greater impact than violent ones! Kudos to Mr. Hazare and his undaunted courage!
Mahendra Singh Dhoni: The flamboyant Indian Cricket Captain became the 2nd Captain in the History of Indian Cricket to bring home the World Cup! Although he had become a youth icon long before he became the Captain, the World Cup victory was literally the cherry on the cake! His style speaks to the youth directly! He is the King of Indian Cricket today!
Kiran bedi: the Country’s first female IPS officer has been a news maker almost all her life! From being a youth icon for the women in India to being an ambassador of Goodwill, Bedi has been seen it all! Recently, she created stirs in the hearts and minds of the Country’s youth after depicting her undaunted courage with the India Against Corruption team! She may be the silent supporter of the Movement all her life, her real passion was explored during the Hazare stir!
Osama Bin Laden: Almost a decade after the WTC attacks in USA, the Master Mind was finally assassinated by the American forces! An event that would be remembered in History forever, Bin Laden’s demise has brought a new dimension to the World of terrorism!
Sushil Kumar: The 27 year old, winner of the ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ season 2011, is a role model for everyone to emulate! Despite trying situations back home, he fought against the odds and made a huge difference in his life! A man with average education but great sense of observation makes him the youth’s choice of the ‘News Maker’ this year!