Indian Leaders on TIME Magazine Covers

Bangalore: The TIME Magazine published an article on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, on March 26th with the heading "Modi means business", "But can he lead India?" The cover story highlights the achievements his state made under his reign. This is the first time an Indian regional leader has been featured on the magazine's cover.

Below is a list of Indian politicians who have been featured on the cover of TIME magazine.

1. Mahatma Gandhi:

TIME magazine named Mahatma Gandhi as the Man of the Year in 1930. He was also the runner-up to Albert Einstein as "Person of the Century" at the end of 1999. In 2011, the magazine named Gandhi as one of the top 25 political icons of all time. Gandhi has been featured on Time's cover thrice.


2. Subhash Chandra Bose:

Better known as Netaji, Subhash Chandra Bose was an Indian revolutionary who led an Indian national political and military force against Britain and the Western powers during World War II. He was one of the most outstanding leaders in the Indian independence movement and is a legendary figure in India. An appearance on the cover of TIME is an indicator of a person's notability or fame and Bose was featured on the magazine's cover in its march 7, 1938 issue.