India’s Businessmen-Turned-Politicians

20 Sep
Rajeev Chandrashekhar is a businessman and presently serves as an Independent member of the Parliament of India representing Karnataka and Bangalore Urban in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. He is said to be worth $1 billion.

He is the Founder and Managing Trustee of RC Foundation which chiefly focuses on programmes designed at primary education for poor children and has been at the vanguard to raisefinances and resources for important causes like support for Tsunami affected people, Kargil war and defence personnel, training of tribals in Kalahandi region of Orissa and rehabilitation of children impacted by the tragic burning of school in Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu. His interest are in technology, infrastructure, government finances and national security, who can contribute significantly in areas such as Public – Private partnerships for development of the country’s infrastructure, government finances, governance and national security for a strong India.


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