Manmohan Singh Breaks His Silence in an Interview with Sikh Student


India’s fourteenth Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh is rightly acclaimed as a thinker and a scholar. He is well regarded for his diligence and his academic approach to work, as well as his accessibility and his unassuming demeanour.

Dr. Singh shares the impact that education had on his life and discusses how it was pivotal in shaping his identity. He takes us down the lane beginning from his days at The Punjab University to the University of Cambridge and how the deep relations that he built there went a long way with him in his life.

He indeed has a lovely message to share with the youth of modern India. India’s fourteenth Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh is rightly acclaimed as a thinker and a scholar.

He is well regarded for his diligence and his academic approach to work, as well as his accessibility and his unassuming demeanour.

In what was to become the turning point in the economic history of independent India, Dr. Singh spent five years between 1991 and 1996 as India’s Finance Minister.

His role in ushering in a comprehensive policy of economic reforms is now recognized worldwide. Dr. Singh shares the impact that education had on his life and discusses how it was pivotal in shaping his identity. He takes us down the lane beginning from his days at The Punjab University to the University of Cambridge and how the deep relations that he built there went a long way with him in his life. He indeed has a lovely message to share with the youth of modern India.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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