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Madhu Bai Kinnar, Politician

The (Em)Power List 2018: Madhu Bai Kinnar

Photograph by Bharat Kaushik

A member of the hijra and Dalit communities in India, this politician aims to bring about a change in sanitation
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Shashi Tharoor, An Era of Darkness, Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2017, Books, Interview

“I’m glad there are alternative forums to showcase new writers’ works. After all, we all write to be read!”
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Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs

Absolute Power: Sushma Swaraj

Text by Huzan Tata

For being the country’s first female external affairs minister and a proactive leader
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Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

For being a skilled stateswoman, working for the advancement of her state
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Bardish Chagger, Canadian minister

International Impact: Bardish Chagger

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

For her victory as a rookie candidate in the Canadian federal election and bagging a ministerial spot in Justin Trudeau’s cabinet
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Kamala Harris, American Attorney, Politician and Member of the Democratic Party

International Impact: Kamala Harris

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

For putting a system in place to safeguard the interests of children and taking the plunge into politics
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