1.Why did you leave India?
For earning money.
2.Do you plan to return to India to settle down?
Yes. Surely will be settled at the same hometown (Thanjavur, Tamilnadu).
3.What do you like most about being abroad?
a. Proper System (Municipality, Telecom, Roads & Projects).
b. People doing their duties, so no problem for others.
c. Safety and security.
4.What do like least about being abroad?
a. Being without my family.
b. Not able to participate for home parties and functions.
c. Home food. Library (not able to read tamil books)
5.Would you be concerned about raising your family outside India?
6.What are your thoughts about marrying outside your immediate community, someone who speaks a different language or practices a different religion?
Conflict will arise even if it is for a small and irrelevant matters. Time will be taken for understanding each other cutlture & values.
7.What would be the first thing you would do if you became the Prime Minister of India?
Will make more jobs at govt,public & private sector. So each one will be concentrated on their duties only. So crimes will be automatically reduced.
8.What do you think are India's greatest strengths?(max 3)
9.What do you think are the biggest problems facing India? (max 3)
a. Religion fights and riots.
b. Sharing water between states.
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?
a. People who living simple and sample.
b. Sincere and honest employees.
c. Scientists, Economists and Human right activists.
12.Do you think that the national obsession with Cricket has helped or has it hurt India as a sporting nation?
Yes it helped in one way to turn other countries to our side. But we have reached in other departments.
13.What do you think are India's greatest achievement since Independence (max 3)?
a. Reached satellite dream.
b. Keeping Democracy.
c. Became a powerful country in the Asis region.
14.What is your favourite pastime?
Wish to live happily every minute without trouble for others, wish to be a helpful person for others.
15.What is your happiest memory?
a. Reading books.
b. Surfing online blogs.
16.What's your most memorable journey?
College tour with friends to Jaipur-Agra-Delhi-Simla within 14 days in train.
17.What is your ultimate food dish?
Rice, Sambar , Curd with Potato fry.
18.What are your favourite movies? (max 3)
All movies what I saw and without see more movies to understand other's values and cultures.
19.What are your favourite books (please list authors as well)? (max 3)
Not only in particular books. I wish to read all kind of books from great authors.
20.A message from you to other NRIs
Try to live simple. Be honest. Serve for our nation.
Meet Mohamed Nawabjan. He currently lives in Dubai, UAE
Published - Feburary 03, 2009
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