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Who is the Greatest Indian?

Who is the Greatest Indian?
Who is the Greatest Indian?

Who is the Greatest Indian?, was a survey conducted by outlook magazine and everyone knew the fact that Mahatma Gandhi has to be kept out of the list, because of his immense contribution. So the poll actually was that Who is the Greatest Indian after Mahatma Gandhi. Originally a list of 100 names was given to a 28 member jury and out of which 50 names were finalised and they were:

  1. B. R. Ambedkar
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. APJ Abdul Kalam
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru
  5. Jayaprakash Narayan
  6. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  7. Vallabhbhai Patel
  8. Kanshi Ram
  9. Ram Manohar Lohia
  10. Rajagopalachari
  11. Sam Manekshaw
  12. Baba Amte
  13. Mother Teresa
  14. Ela Bhatt
  15. Vinoba Bhave
  16. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
  17. Ravi Shankar
  18. M. S. Subbulakshmi
  19. M. F. Husain
  20. Bismillah Khan
  21. R. K. Narayan
  22. R K Laxman
  23. B. K. S. Iyengar
  24. Amitabh Bachchan
  25. Raj Kapoor
  26. Kamal Hasan
  27. Satyajit Ray
  28. Lata Mangeshkar
  29. A. R. Rahman
  30. Kishore Kumar
  31. Dilip Kumar
  32. Dev Anand
  33. Mohammad Rafi
  34. Homi Bhabha
  35. Dhirubhai Ambani
  36. Verghese Kurien
  37. Ghanshyam Das Birla
  38. J. R. D. Tata
  39. N. R. Narayana Murthy
  40. Vikram Sarabhai
  41. M. S. Swaminathan
  42. Ramnath Goenka
  43. Amartya Sen
  44. E. Sreedharan
  45. Sachin Tendulkar
  46. Kapil Dev
  47. Sunil Gavaskar
  48. Dhyan Chand
  49. Viswanathan Anand
  50. Milkha Singh
  51. Bhagat Singh
Who is the Greatest Indian?
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

After different Phase of online polling in which around 2000000 people voted online and after hours of jury discussion 11 people were shortlisted which were:

1.)B.R. Ambedkar
2.)J. R. D. Tata
3.)Lata Mangeshkar
4.)Sachin Tendulkar
5.)Jawaharlal Nehru
6.)Mother Teresa
7.)Atal Bihari Vajpayee
8.)Vallabhbhai Patel
9.)A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
10.)Indira Gandhi
11.)Bhagat Singh

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was recognised as the greatest Indian after Mahatma Gandhi . Dr. Ambedkar was the pioneer in defining the constitution of India . India have some of the greatest scholars from S. Radhakrishnan to Kailash Satyarthi and everyone is a great Indian and it is so hard to select who was the greatest Indian of all time. So we leave it you to comment who was the greatest Indian as per you.


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