1. Why did you leave India?
For Better Prospects.
2. Do you plan to return to India to settle down?
Yes at New Delhi.
3. What do you like most about being abroad?
Better quality of life. Equitable rules. No corruption.
4. What do like least about being abroad?
Away from family.
5. Would you be concerned about raising your family outside India?
I would like my children to live life the Indian style and grow up to be sensible and responsible Indians.
6. What are your thoughts about marrying outside your immediate community, someone who speaks a different language or practices a different religion?
No Problem as long as mutual respect care and compassion is not lost.
7. What would be the first thing you would do if you became the Prime Minister of India?
Jail corrupt people, Control Population, Stress on Education & Improve infrastructure.
8. What do you think are India's greatest strengths?(max 3)
1) Indian values
2) Indian tolerance
3) Indian mutual respect
9. What do you think are the biggest problems facing India? (max 3)
10. Do you think that a presidential form of government would better serve the needs of India's democracy?
11. For whom do you have the highest regard amongst living Indians?
Creator of croaking.com quiz game who is giving selfless service to NRIs and others by giving a very educative & entertaining quiz.
12. Do you think that the national obsession with Cricket has helped or has it hurt India as a sporting nation?
Sports other than cricket have suffered.
13. What do you think are India's greatest achievements since Independence? (max 3)?
1) Self Reliance in Food
2) Infrastructure Development
3) Defence Capability
14. What is your favourite pastime?
15. What is your happiest memory?
When I got married.
16. What's your most memorable journey?
To Europe particularly Paris in France.
17. What is your ultimate food dish?
18.What are your favourite movies? (max 3)
19.What are your favourite books (please list authors as well)? (max 3)
1)You can win-Shiv Khera
2) My Experiments with Untruth-Gyan C.Jain
3) A Train to Pakistan-Khushwant Singh
20.A message from you to other NRIs
Do your best to improve India and Indians.
Do not forget your roots.
Meet Sarvesh Mathur.He currently resides in New York city, USA. He works in the IT industry.
Published - February 2002
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