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From Feb 20 to Feb 27 we held a contest in which we asked participants to sendin their thoughts by completing the statemen...
•   If Chanakya were alive today he would never have let the Indo-Pak    partition happen nor would he have allowed Englis...
image is never tarnished and that the PM is "perceived" to be a powerful    person.•   IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY THE AU...
•   If Chanakya were alive today he would have made the entire earth a    single country with its government in India!•   ...
someone human are his principles.•   If Chanakya were alive today he would set an example for all those who    complain th...
•   If Chanakya were alive today he would have stabilized the Indian    Economy with his monetary strategies and would hav...
been created by our politicians, but it would have been almost impossible    for such man to stand among such lowly people...
•   If Chanakya were alive today every law would be defined with perfection    and India would have entered 2050 in the ye...
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Submissions to Chanakya's Chant Contest

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From Feb 20 2011 to Feb 27 2011 we held a contest in which we asked participants to send in their thoughts by completing the statement "If Chanakya were alive today he would..."

100 winners were awarded free copies of Ashwin Sanghi's bestseller, Chanakya's Chant.

Upon completion of the contest, many winners were curious to know what others had said in their submissions. Given that all participants had been asked to send in their answers by email, we felt that there was a reasonable expectation of privacy and hence we decided to compile all the winning statements and present them randomly without mentioning names of the participants.

Kindly note that some comments have been edited. Some of the special ones that our team found rather interesting or witty have been highlighted.

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Submissions to Chanakya's Chant Contest

  1. 1. From Feb 20 to Feb 27 we held a contest in which we asked participants to sendin their thoughts by completing the statement "If Chanakya were alive today hewould..."100 winners were awarded free copies of Ashwin Sanghis bestseller, ChanakyasChant.Upon completion of the contest, many winners were curious to know whatothers had said in their submissions. Given that all participants had been askedto send in their answers by email, we felt that there was a reasonableexpectation of privacy and hence we decided to compile all the winningstatements and present them randomly without mentioning names of theparticipants.Kindly note that some comments have been edited. Some of the special ones thatour team found rather interesting or witty have been highlighted. • If Chanakya were alive today he would have significantly contributed to world peace and delivered India from its corrupt people and we would have good governance. • IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD RESTRUCTURE INDIAS JUDICIAL SYSTEM. • If Chanakya were alive today, he would rewrite the Neetishastra to incorporate social media, and then use Twitter/Facebook/Blogging to promote it once published. • If Chanakya were alive today he would change the face of the nation with gentle progress while making us a superpower enough to reply to China. • If Chanakya were alive today, he would have spent all his life under the Stock Exchange building wondering how to formulate a universal concept of economics. • If Chanakya were alive today he would have made people face their books instead of using Facebook. • If Chanakya were alive today he would have made the mid-European countries follow democracy and ended the world crisis. • If Chanakya were alive today he would have made India a supreme country. • IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD BE IN TURMOIL THINKING ABOUT THE FATE OF THE COUNTRY NOW IN THE HANDS OF IDIOTS. • If Chanakya were alive today he would have made India the superior most power in the world, reducing her adversaries to the point of gasping for their very survival.
  2. 2. • If Chanakya were alive today he would never have let the Indo-Pak partition happen nor would he have allowed Englishmen to rule us.• If Chanakya were alive today he would teach politics to the politicians, the political way.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have taught our PM the principles of Saam, Daam, Dand, and Bhed.• If Chanakya were alive today we would not have been ruled by foreigners and a true leader, someone like Chandragupta, would have been ruling the World.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have written Kanaka (Gold) Shastra and the Dharma Shastra.• If Chanakya had been alive today India would have been more than alive: surviving, in the real sense of our forefathers...the ones who created this nation.• If Chanakya were alive today he would rectify the Kashmir solution and Pakistans feigned ignorance about terrorism in a moment.• If Chanakya were alive today he would definitely have won the Nobel prize for economics and India would have been able to boast of two Nobel laureates in economics.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE REMOVED THE MULTI-PARTY SYSTEM IN INDIA AND NO POLITICIAN WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS WOULD NEVER BE ABLE TO CONTEST ANY ELECTION.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have taken India to the status of a developed nation by now as he did with the Mauryan empire.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY ALL WANNABE POLITICIANS WOULD HAVE TO PASS THRU TESTS LIKE ARMY AND RIGOROUS TRAINING BEFORE ADMISSION TO POLITICS.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have given the highest order of living and top thinking minds to Indian people and politics.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY WE WOULD HANG KASAB IMMEDIATELY AND WOULD MILITARILY TAKE CONTROL OF KASHMIR.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD firmly establish a strong economy, provide us with a strong PM who can solve Indian problems and revive our rich Vedic heritage.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY WE WOULD HAVE BEEN WORLD LEADERS, OUR POLITICS AND ECONOMICS WOULD HAVE BEEN THE BEST AND NOBODY WOULD HAVE BEEN BELOW THE POVERTY LINE.• If Chanakya were alive today he would make sure that his governments
  3. 3. image is never tarnished and that the PM is "perceived" to be a powerful person.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY THE AUTHOR OF ARTHASHASTRA WOULD HAVE BEEN INDIAS TICKET TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL.• If Chanakya were alive today India wouldnt just be a super power, we would be THE superpower!• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN GUIDING INDIA IN OUR BILATERAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH COUNTRIES SUCH AS CHINA AND USA AND INDIAS INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS WOULD HAVE IMPROVED TO A MILE.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have created the Chakravyug and would have made India a real super power.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY INDIAS WAR STRATEGIES WOULD HAVE BEEN REFINED AND INSTEAD OF SUCCUMBING PRESSURE FROM CHINA ON BORDER ISSUES, THERE COULD HAVE BEEN A FAR GREATER SOLUTION.• If Chanakya were alive today he would be bogged down by the patent application process and may not have as many innovations to his credit.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have changed the scenario of the country. His cunning and devious mind has so much influence that, there would be less countries, less religions and a peaceful United nation on the earth with a very strong ruler and a powerful economy.• If Chanakya was alive today then he would certainly give Manmohan Singh a run for Prime Ministership because we all know that he was a great economist of his times and if he was alive today then maybe Manmohan Singh would have lost to him.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have created another Chandragupt Maurya and made India into a Golden Bird once again.• If Chanakya were alive today Bharat as a nation would never have lost its glory, as he had envisioned--Uthishta Bharata!• If Chanakya were alive today, he would have dealt with our countrys economy, its economic scandals, Indo-Pak relations (Kashmir etc.) according to his own great practical wisdom.• If Chanakya was alive today he would have said: you deserve the Government you vote to power, so be diligent in voting your representative.• If Chanakya were alive today he would be teaching at IIM!
  4. 4. • If Chanakya were alive today he would have made the entire earth a single country with its government in India!• If Chanakya were alive today India would still be a kingdom and the Indian rupee the favoured global currency!• If Chanakya were alive today he would have solved all the problems of this world.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have been the best counselor available... he would have written numerous books on economics and political science, which would have been marked as No.1 bestsellers.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have brought Indian money back from Swiss Banks.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have made "Chanakya Niti" into the Constitution of India.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have ruled the world with all his cunningness and might have changed the face of politics.• If Chanakya were alive today, he would make BHARATMATHA rule the world by protecting her from politics.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have laughed at the misery of the world financial system and the futile monetary & fiscal policies adopted by countries to combat financial crisis.• If Chanakya were alive today he would not have allowed these scams to take place in Indian politics and India would have been on top.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have made sure that there are some moral values left in our society (following sama and daana), culprits would have been punished (danda) and there would have been proper categorisation of deserving people from non-deserving ones (bheda).• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD PROVIDE INDIA WITH A GREAT LEADER WHO COULD SOLVE PROBLEMS OF INDIANS AND FIGHT FOR THE POOR MASSES AND PROVIDE SOCIO-ECONOMIC STABILITY.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have defined the government policy in a better way for our country ensuring that power rests in the right hands.• If Chanakya were alive today India would be a super power and the world’s leading nation.• If Chanakya were alive today he would be so popular that he would have had thousands of followers on Twitter.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have proved that a human being is not only made up of bone and flesh and that what makes
  5. 5. someone human are his principles.• If Chanakya were alive today he would set an example for all those who complain that bad things happen only to good people.• If Chanakya were alive today he would prove the lines of the Bhagvat Geeta “yoga karmasu kausala” efficiency is the name of yoga (union with the good).• If Chanakya were alive today he would have devised a new koot niti to tackle the new viruses called Corruption, Sycophancy and cynical and backward thinking leaders.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE ENDED ALL POLITICAL CONTROVERSIES WE ARE FACING TODAY.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have easily solved the international differences between countries by his sheer mastery in the shrewd act of diplomacy.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have found another Chandragupta Maurya & ensured that India ruled the world through him.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have opened a coaching centre to teach politicians "Chanakya Neeti".• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE FAINTED TO SEE THE PRESENT DAY RAJANEETHI!• If Chanakya were alive today, he would have been the right person to handle our foreign policies as he was a master of diplomacy.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have sorted out the problem of world terrorism.• If Chanakya was alive today there would have been accountability in Indian politics.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have observed many Pseudo- Chanakyas around him striving to create an illusive Nandanvan of "India shining" by putting everything and everybody at stake.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have effortlessly solved the problem of recession.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have been the chief of SEBI or Finance/Planning Minister of India. Having stopped all scams, he would have made India into the biggest Economic Power of the world.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have made such policies which would be applicable in Pure Protection plans, Pension, Child Plans etc. so that the general public would also have benefitted from his intelligence... not just the affluent.
  6. 6. • If Chanakya were alive today he would have stabilized the Indian Economy with his monetary strategies and would have given a whole new meaning to the Indian Political System which would be far more appreciated than the current situation.• If Chanakya were alive today he would be happy that his philosophies, wisdom and mantras are in sync with todays murky world of Indian politics.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE THE WHOLE WORLD LOOKING AT INDIA AS THE PERFECT MODEL STATE.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have solved the Kashmir problem, Indo-Pak & also Indo-China problems.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have hand picked the right person as an efficient PM of India and would have cleaned up the dynastic politics in India.• If Chanakya were alive today he would be bringing innovations in learning & fulfilling dreams of the youth while alleviating evil from society.• If Chanakya were alive today he would make polity clean and responsible.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE REVIVED THE TRUE BUT DIMINISHING VALUES OF POLITICS IN OUR CURRENT GODFORSAKEN SOCIETY.• If Chanakya were alive today he would congratulate Ashwin Sanghi and request an autographed copy of his intelligent book, Chanakyas Chant, for himself.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have taken place of Digvijay Singh and Manmohan Singh would have had a better advisor.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have spearheaded a super power to its supreme glory and all its citizens would be harmoniously intellectual beings.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD MAKE EVERY INDIAN A TRUE SON LIKE CHANDRAGUPTA MAURYA WHO ETABLISHED A GREAT KINGDOM.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE RULED THE WORLD AND HIS KINGDOM WOULD BE NAMED BHARAT--NO INDIA OR PAKISTAN.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have made India into a superpower with his shrewd diplomacy and there would have been no economic depression.• If Chanakya were alive today he would tried to clear the mess that has
  7. 7. been created by our politicians, but it would have been almost impossible for such man to stand among such lowly people.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have created a nation free of poverty and corruption.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD NOT HAVE LET EAST INDIA COMPANY RULE INDIA.• If Chanakya were alive today he would be a good Indian Politician.• If Chanakya were alive today he would clean up all the political and social mismanagement of our country and bring back the glory of the Golden Age in India.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have revolutionized the entire political structure of India with consent of the people.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ERADICATION OF CORRUPTION AND THE BUILDING OF A NEW INDIA.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have been our finance minister.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have either put things in place for improving our country or alternatively wouldnt have survived the even dirtier tactics of our existing politicians.• If Chanakya were alive today he would bring forth another Chandragupta and free our nation of those in power and set up a political system of justice and honour.• If Chanakya were alive today he would cast a war between Pakistan and China setting India free from cross border terrorism. Economy? Re.1= $50.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD HAVE ALLOWED US TO LEARN MANY THINGS FROM HIM. HIS PATH WE SHOULD FOLLOW.....TO REMAIN DETERMINED IN LIFE.• If Chanakya were alive today he would think of his past...• If Chanakya were alive today he would make India a superpower comparable if not greater than USA or China by his signature political moves.• If Chanakya were alive today he would make sure that India stands first in every aspect, especially Politics.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have his own institutes to train students who would be future of India.... the IIMs and IITs would not even compare!
  8. 8. • If Chanakya were alive today every law would be defined with perfection and India would have entered 2050 in the year 2010.• If Chanakya were alive today he would have been much the same: at the helm of power with his wit and shrewdness although he would have been a king instead of a king maker in our democratic India.• If Chanakya were alive today he would be upset to see red tape, corruption and the state of affairs in the bureaucracy.• IF CHANAKYA WERE ALIVE TODAY HE WOULD MAKE THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE.• If Chanakya were alive today he would make the whole world a super power with virtually no national wars.

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