American news magazine TIME issued the annual listicle of 100 Most Influential People of 2020 edition. This year, five Indians made it to the list of Influential people in the world.
Five Indians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bollywood Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, 82-year-old Bilkis, who shot to fame with Shaheen Bagh protest, Indian origin, HIV biologist Professor Ravindra Gupta and Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai were featured in the annual list.
PM Modi featured in the Leaders category, while Shaheen Bagh Dadi was featured under the Icons category.
Journalist-writer Rana Ayyub who has written Shaheen Bagh Dadi's profile called her as the face of the Shaheen Bagh protests and the voice of the Marginalized in India.
US President Donald Trump, Democratic VP nominee Kamala Harris, the former Vice President and the Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, American physician Dr. Anthony Fauci, German chancellor Angela Merkel, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro were some of the personalities in the listings.
The list of 100 Most Influential is an annual listicle that comprises of artists, leaders, icons, titans, and pioneers across the globe