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Forbes’ list of people to watch in the 2020s

Forbes India recently published the Forbes List of People to watch in 2020s that included the names of politicians, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and sportspersons. Kanhaiya Kumar, Prashant Kishor, and Mahua Moitra have found a place in the list.

Prashant Kishor and Kanhaiya Kumar are the biggest names of the list. Kanhaiya ranked 12th in this list and Prashant is ranked 16th. The magazine has named Kanhaiya Kumar, former president of JNU Students Union and JDU strategist Prashant Kishor, as the influential face of the coming decade.

Highlights of the List

  • US-based political commentator and comedian Hassan Minhaj is one first position in the list, while Keyna’s Marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge in on the 20th place.
  • Five other Indians have also been ranked in this list. These five Indians are – Aditya Mittal, The Godrej family, Dushyant Chautala, Mahua Moitra, Garima Arora.
  • Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg also found a place in the list. She has ranked 15th on the list. Prominent among the world fame leaders to find a place in the list include Gotabaya Rajapaksha (President of Sri Lanka), Mohammad Bin Salman (Crown Prince, Saudi Arabia), Jacinda Ardern (New Zealand PM), Borris Johnson (PM, UK), Sanna Marin (Finland PM), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (member of US House of Representatives), Peter Buttigieg (Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, USA), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (Minister of Defence, Germany).
  • Garima Arora, a chef by profession has ranked 14th in the list. Forbes explained that she has become the first Indian woman to receive a Michelin star as her restaurant, Gaa, in Bangkok was awarded by the 2019 Michel Guide for Thailand.

SOURCE: Times of India

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