'I dream of an India with no poor or hungry'
'Schooling in India is a sheer waste of time'
'Today, the need of the hour is unity'
'Even in 2010 I want to serve this country'
Black Cat Commando, National Security Guard
'I hope insurgency in the Northeast comes to an end'
Hostess at a South Asian restaurant
'I have never thought of begging'
Hawker at traffic signal
'Life here is easier for the rich'
SSC topper from night school
'India's social support system is unique'
Doctor specialising in psychiatry
'I want India to be terror-free'
'I want to move around J&K without fear'
'Each child must get an education'
Primary school teacher
'India is becoming an exclusive elite nation'
Lawyer fighting for the rights of gays, lesbians and sex workers
'India must pay more attention to its poor'
'The poor don't nurture dreams'
Sweeper, deputy prime minister's office, North Block
'Kashi is not just a city, it's my dharma'
-- worker at cremation ground
'By 2010, we will send someone to the moon'
Class XI student
'Cops take one-third of our earnings'
Hawker at railway station
'We need to shed our inertia and move faster'
'Indians have become disillusioned; we've given up'
'India has great heroes'
'If politicians change much can change'
'I wish every Indian would do his bit'
'Many in my village can't manage two meals a day'
President, Bihar Students Front, Delhi University
'We need leaders who dare to dream'
DJ and model
'India no longer has the clarity on what it wants'
Lawyer and researcher
'Our leaders should build a new India'
Former President, Lucknow University Students Union
'In IIT I decided I would not leave my country'
CEO, Tachyon Technologies
'If we have progressed, why am I pulling a rickshaw?'
'Leaders today are sucking people's blood'
'What I make is respected by the whole nation'
Stitches the tri-colour
'Yes I have a dream -- to go back to Kashmir'
'India has to get rid of this chalta-hai attitude'
'India is my country and I love it'
'We must stop identifying each other by our religion'
'I look forward to an India of the youth'
'Every aspect of life in India is corrupt'
'Freedom means nothing when I am chained like this'
'I love India and want to go back'
Indian software consultant in USA
'I want an India with no religious clashes'
'Our greatest problem are our politicians'
'India is split into two worlds'
'In 5 years time I will lead my men'
National Defence Academy
Hema Ramachandran, 25
Syed Mohammed Abbas, 23
'We have the freedom to fulfil every dream'
'I am moving forward. Just like India'
Dealer at a BSE brokerage
'We don't teach our children the reason to live'
Teaches computing to the blind and runs her own institute
'I hope our multicultural society never changes'
'India's biggest problem is corruption'
Usher at multiplex
'India should change for good not worse'
'When will we have better healthcare?'
Primary health worker
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