New Delhi: Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani has featured in the TIME magazine's list of 100 most influential people. Arundhati Katju and Menaka Guruswamy also have made the cut in TIME magazine in its list of the 100 most influential people in 2019 in the world.
According to the report, the list includes US President Donald Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian-American comedian and TV host Hasan Minhaj, Pope Francis, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, Golfer Tiger Woods and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
The "Time 100 Most Influential People 2019" named the world's most influential pioneers, leaders, titans, artists and icons of the year, and Ambani was named among the Most Influential Titans.
Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra said, Dhirubhai Ambani was a visionary in Indian business, whose Reliance Industries conglomerate pioneered ways of targeting global scale. He said, "But Ambani's vision is now even more ambitious than that of the father whose blessings he unfailingly invokes at the launch of each initiative,". Anand Mahindra added that Reliance Jio mobile-data network is impressive by any standard. It has already connected over 28 crore people in India with low-cost 4G.
Global icon Priyanka Chopra said Arundhati and Menaka have helped take a big step for LGBTQ+ rights in the world's largest democracy. In their committed fight for justice, they have shown us that we as a society must continue to make progress, even after laws are changed, and that we must make an effort to understand, accept and love.