The list of “The 100 Most Influential People in the World- 2012” is declared by TIME Magazine. Two Indian woman, Mamata Banerjee and Anjali Gopalan has made place in this list. They both are very first Indian to get listed in Time 100. Chief minister of Gujarat, Mr. Narendra Modi is 3rd in Time voting poll among another 100 entries from worldwide, but unfortunately failed to make his place in Time 100 (Finalized by editors) this year.
The Two Indian Women who made place in TIME 100:
Mamata Banerjee is an Indian politician. She is currently the 11th Chief Minister of West Bengal and is the first woman to hold the position. Banerjee founded All India Trinamool Congress in 1997 and became chairperson, after separating from the Indian National Congress. Mamata Banerjee was India’s First women Railway Minister.
Anjali Gopalan has done more than anyone else to advance the rights of gays and the transgendered in India, through her work at the Naz Foundation. Successfully petitioning the courts to get rid of a British-era law against sodomy. But her work isn’t just in courtrooms. She also runs a home for HIV-positive orphans. Gopalan has brought about a revolution in the status of sexual minorities in India — and has done so joyously, dancing.