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Issue No.: 574 | April 2015
 

Jamsetji Tata

Ali Khwaja
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I was very happy to see the radiant face of Jamsetji Tata on your cover page of March issue. Truly he was a visionary and a person who walked his talk. As you have rightly pointed out, he ‘Made in India’ 150 years before we started using the slogan. 

I personally remember that my outlook towards my career and life changed on reading the book "Creation of Wealth” by R. M. Lala. In it he described how many rich businessmen of India accumulated wealth, but Tata stood steadfast to create wealth. When the British chief of Indian Railways sarcastically remarked, "I will eat every pound of steel rail that Tata can produce”, the Tatas did it, and in his most humble way remarked, "The Chief of Railways is likely to get indigestion.” What a role model to aspiring Indians of today!

The only disappointment was that you did not devote sufficient inner pages to enlighten your readers about this great man and the legacy he has left behind. Some other issue perhaps? 

Dr. Ali Khwaja, Banjara Academy
Bangalore 560032
www.banjaraacademy.org
 
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