Friday, August 15, 2008

Some facts you maybe do not know

Thought to compile a post on some facts that one may generally not know:

1. Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, the present Chief Minister of the state of Andhra Pradesh, is a practicing Christian. See Wikipedia page here and check under the photo in the right pane. This fact was also published in Outlook Magazine a while back.

2. Praveen Togadia the firebrand VHP politician is a famous oncologist (cancer surgeon). I am told he has a very busy and flourishing cancer treatment consultancy.

Dr. Subramanian Swamy, the maverick politician from Tamil Nadu, is widely known to be a Harvard graduate. Not better known are the facts that :
- He has a very sought after consultancy service and is very busy with it.
- His advisors for the PhD thesis at the time were Simon Kuznets and Paul A. Samuelson

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