Tonight, I speak at Imperial College’s Business School about business and faith in society. I am of course a Hindu and India is known as Hindustan to many.
And the next time an Indian politician or businessman falls short of what India deserves, what India expects, I want you to remind them of what is Hindustan:
Tell them: India is the world’s largest, oldest, continuous civilization.
Tell them: Varanasi, is the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today
The World’s first university was established in India in 700 B.C.
Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to humans.
Tell them: The art of Navigation was born in the river Sindhu 6,000 years ago.
Birthplace of the faiths followed by one in four of all humanity: Hinduism, Buddhism.
Tell them: India has its Barack Obama: a Prime Minsiter of a faith followed by only 2% of the population, sworn…
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