Arvind Kejriwal has been named among the world’s 50 greatest leaders by Fortune magazine. The Delhi Chief Minister Mr. Kejriwal being the sole Indian leader on the list. The list is topped by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
Fortune’s third annual ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list features men and women from across the globe from the fields of business, government, philanthropy and the arts who are “transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same.”
Mr. Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party chief is ranked 42nd on the list and is the sole leader from India. However, South Carolina’s Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is also on the list at 17th while another Indian-American Resham Saujani is at the 20th spot.
Fortune credits Kejriwal for his efforts to curb pollution in New Delhi through the scheme of allowing vehicles of odd and even numbers on alternate days on the city’s roads. He is giving company to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the number 10 spot from the South Asia.
Extra Info : The list includes
2nd – German Chancellor Angela Merkel
3rd – Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi
36 – IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde
41- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-chair and CEO Melinda Gates and Susan Desmond-Hellmann
So now lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the Indian leader who has named among World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune?
2. Mr. Kejriwal is from which political party ?
3. Who is the CM of Delhi ?
4. Name the person who has topped in World’s 50 Greatest Leaders By Fortune ?
Courtesy : Indian Express