Yogarsi Swami Ramdev ji
Founder Patanajali Yog Peeth
Yogarṣi Swami Ramdevji studied Sanskrit and Yoga, and earned a postgraduate (Ācārya) degree with specialization in Sanskrit Vyākaraṇa, Yoga, Darśana, Vedas and Upaniṣads, later he was very much inspired by the life and writings of Maharṣi Dayanand and he thoroughly studied Satyārtha Prakāśa, Ṛgvedādibhāṣyabhūmikā etc. Yogi Ramdev ji focuses on: Propagation of yoga and Āyurveda, and reforming the social, political and economic system of India. Swamiji’s main focus is on making the people of India as well as of the whole world adopts yoga and Āyurveda as their lifestyle. Yogi Ramdevji is Founder Divya Yog Mandir (Trust) in 1995 at Kankhal, Hardwar, Uttarakhand, India, which was followed by Meditation Centre at Gangotri in the Himalayas, Brahmakalpa Chikitsalaya, Divy Pharmacy, Divya Prakashan, Divya Yog Sadhana, Patañjali Yogpeeth (Trust) in Delhi in 2005, Patañjali Yogpeeth, Hardwar, Mahashaya Hiralal Arsh Gurukul, Kishangarh Ghaseda, Mahendragarh, Haryana, Yog Gram and recently Bharat Swabhiman (Trust) in Delhi.
Murli Manohar Joshi, PhD
Former Union Human Resources Development Minister
Government of India
Murli Manohar Joshi was the Union Human Resources Development minister of India. Dr Joshi is a leading member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was born in Delhi on January 5 1934, hailing from the Kumaon Hills region of northern India which today form a part of the state of Uttarakhand. Dr Joshi had his early education in Chandpur, District Bijnore and Almora (currently part of Uttarakhand). He completed his BSc from Meerut College and MSc from Allahabad University. He did his doctorate from Allahabad University. The subject of his doctoral thesis was Spectroscopy. He was the first scientist to submit his thesis in Hindi. He was elected Member of Parliament from Almora. Dr Joshi was a Former Human Resource Development Minister in the cabinet. Dr Joshi has been deeply influenced by the life and work of Veer Savarkar, Shri Guruji and Deendayal Upadhyaya.
Dr Subramaniam Swamy
Economist, Harvard Professor & SR BJP Leader
Dr Subramaniam Swamy is a senior leader of BJP and Chairman of its Strategy Committee. He has been elected 5 times as Member of Parliament (3 times Lok Sabha & 2 times for Rajya Sabha) and twice MP (Lok Sabha) from MUMBAI-Maharashtra. He has been Union Cabinet Minister for Commerce, Law & Justice. He got the Kailash-Mansarovar Hindu pilgrim route opened from Chinese for Hindu Pilgrims and was in the first batch to go there. He advocated disbanding of Soviet Union based socialist economic policies and implementing market based liberalized economic reforms in the country.
Vice Chairman Mata Amritanandamayi (Ammaji) Math
Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri is the most senior disciple of AMMA and also the first disciple who had been initiated into Sanyasa by Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. Swamiji is also the vice-chairman of Mata Amritanandamayi Math. In October 1989, he was ceremoniously initiated in Sannyasa. Amritanandamayi gave him the name of Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri.