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DARPAN Magazine's Newmakers 2016

By Petrina D'Souza, 25 Jan, 2017
  • DARPAN Magazine's Newmakers 2016

 

DARPAN's LIST EIGHT MOST INFLUENTIAL
LOCAL SOUTHASIANS OF 2016

 
 
How do you define a newsmaker? Is it someone who built something different for themselves and becomes known for that? Or someone who has managed to come up with a quirky idea and generated interest among others? Or is it someone who has through one’s work created a better world for not only for oneself but also the people around? DARPAN believes in the third definition of the word ‘newsmaker.’
 
2016 was a great year for the South Asian community. It was filled with promising initiatives taken up by most of our members and great achievements/honours received by many. It was only ideal to start 2017 by remembering these personalities and applauding them for making the community proud. This is how the idea of DARPAN’s 2016 Newsmakers came into being.
 
 
An inspiring story such as this needed thorough research and tons of discussions. Facts were checked, suggestions were asked, advice was accepted and after making sure each individual had more than enough substance that could inspire and create admiration among our readers, eight newsmakers from different fields were selected. Each of DARPAN’s 2016 newsmaker has been on a life path that has led to success through their hard work, passion and the will to make the world a better place. Our newsmakers are not only successful individuals but human beings who have contributed extensively to the country, the community and the environment.
 

Here’s presenting DARPAN’s eight Newsmakers of 2016:

Click below to read their inspiring stories!

 

 
 

VIKRAM VIJ

 
 

ALEX SANGHA

 
 

UMANG KHANDELWAL

 
 

JAGPREET BAJWA

 
 

DAVE MANN

 
 

RATANA STEPHENS

 
 

SAHIB THIND

 
 
 
 
 
*Cover story profiles have been selected at the discretion of DARPAN’s team

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