Why is Sant Singh Chatwal famous?
Mr Chatwal’s visit to India last week had a fascinating purpose: to facilitate Senator Hillary Clinton’s visit to India. “Though private, the visit’s significance cannot be underestimated,” says Mr Chatwal. “It could give a boost to the economic growth of the country.”
Besides, she could be the next US president. A recent American survey revealed that her people are finally ready to accept a woman president and Senator Clinton’s name tops the list of probable women candidates.
Meanwhile, in her three days in New Delhi, she met the Prime Minister, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other senior leaders besides corporate kahunas like Mukesh Ambani and Anand Mahindra.
“Senator Clinton’s visit is not for any personal purpose,” he clarifies. “I wanted her to see the changes India was undergoing. Anyway, it’s not a secret that the Clintons feel much for India and are emotionally attached to this country. My only selfish motive is to see India grow stronger, as it will give us a better image,” adds Mr Chatwal, one of the biggest fundraisers for the Democrats. “Senator Clinton came to my home in New York last week and declared she was on