SurferSpeak | 'Tata has a vision'
Surfers feel Corus acquisition marks India's emergence in the global arena.Updated: Feb 01, 2007, 10:45 IST
The Tatas group taking over Corus for $11.3 billion in an all-cash deal has been received with all-round applause. The responses just show why the Tatas are the most admired group in India.
Here's how the feedback went.
Manoj from New Delhi, India was delighted. He said, "This news gives me yet another reason to be proud to be an Indian. It is the vision of such leaders that will take India to the next level."
Subhash Gupta from Sydney, Australia felt "the Golden Era (the Mughal used to call it 'soney ki chidia') is coming back".
MD Varghese from Kochi, India said, "It is indeed a moment of pride for me being an Indian to learn the summit of Corus ownership by Tatas, the flagship corporate entity of our nation."
Chander Bhan from New Delhi, India felt the Tatas has been very courageous.
"We congratulate the Tatas for their courage wish to progress in future."
"This deal adds a new feather in the cap of Tatas. This shows the increasing strength of Indian industries on foreign soil, said Rajesh from New Delhi, India.
Brijesh from Melbourne, Australia added, "I'm proud to be an Indian. Good luck for the future."
"The Tatas will make Corus another TISCO. I bet on that. Bought some shares after the deal," said Sushma from Patna, India.
Radha, Dubai, UAE said, "Congratulations Tatas group for clinching this deal! They have done India proud and they have done it again. My best wishes to the Tatas in all their future endeavours."
Pankaj Verma from New Delhi, India said "Well done, Mr Tata! You are already heading the most professionally managed company. I wish you soon to become no. 1 steel company of world in terms of size as well as cost effectiveness."
Vikash from Gurgaon, India thought Ratan Tata and his group were visionaries.
"Congratulations. I visited your Jamshedpur plant and had the opportunity to glimpse your vision. This is audacious even by that standard. Good to see everything falling in place for one business house that we admire most... you do us all proud! Hoping for even bigger things to come..."
"A feather on the cap of Tatas; another Indian corporate giant with a socialist heart! We, Indians, proudly salute you, extolled Palanisamy from Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Congratulating Ratan Tata on making history, Sayan, Toronto, Canada said, "The Tatas are leading the charge of Indian companies becoming transnational companies and make an impact in the global business environment. We are proud of your achievements."
Him Kackar from Melbourne, Australia will help India's standing.
"This takeover will help improve India's standing in the world as an emerging economic giant. The West will take India more seriously and understand its importance in the changing global scenario. Indians will be recognised in the world stage for their endurance and fighting spirit. Three cheers to Tatas, congratulations!"
Ajit from Dubai, UAE felt this was a bold step and a superb way of tackling China.
"Tata has surely said 'ta ta' to red tapeism in conducting business in India and heralded a new competitive and aggressive style of business. Others should follow suit. It is the only way we can tackle the onslaught of China."
Sundip Kr Singh from New Delhi felt Tatas had done India proud.
"Congrats Mr Tata! Win the world and make us proud. We all Indians are with you. Be professional and please don't get involved in politics because they can spoil your professionalism for their political career. Lage raho India..."
Raj Shukla from London, United Kingdom lauded the vision of group Tata.
"I have always respected and admired Tata group. Ratan Tata's vision is well beyond anyone's thoughts. Tatas make every Indian proud not just in India but overseas as well. Congratulations, 11.3 billion times!"
Dr Yuvraj Sambhy from Gurgaon, India said now there was no looking back for India.
"It is a great step forward taken by Tatas to make India no 1 economy in the world by 2030."
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