Photos| HTLS 2019: Mahua Moitra and MPs, Manish Malhotra and Arvind Kejriwal cap Day 2

Day 2 at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 began with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in conversation with HT Editor-in-Chief R Sukumar on the current economic situation, GST and growth. Hollywood couple Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, and the CMs of Punjab’s and Chhattisgarh Amarinder Singh and Bhupesh Baghel respectively took to the stage in the first half. The final half of the summit saw representatives from government such as Members of Parliament Mahua Moitra, Manish Tewari, Jamyang Namgyal, the world of fashion with Prabal Gurung, Mary Katrantzou, Manish Malhotra and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal rounding off this year’s discussions.

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On the Telangana encounter and support for it, “People are getting impatient with legal delays. The faith of ordinary people on law because of this is eroding rapidly,” Congress leader Manish Tewari. “There is a need for speedy justice. Because, justice delayed is justice denied. But, we can’t be okay with this blood lust. This is not the right thing. This is not jungle raj,” said TMC MP Mahua Moitra. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

On the Telangana encounter and support for it, “People are getting impatient with legal delays. The faith of ordinary people on law because of this is eroding rapidly,” Congress leader Manish Tewari. “There is a need for speedy justice. Because, justice delayed is justice denied. But, we can’t be okay with this blood lust. This is not the right thing. This is not jungle raj,” said TMC MP Mahua Moitra. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

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There are two reasons why people may support it - 1) Fear and scaremongering 2) law and grey area said Mahua Moitra on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. “This law is blatantly unconstitutional… We stand with people who are being persecuted in other parts of the world. This is our tradition,” said Manish Tewari. “Some try to change the demography of this country and we have to stop it,” said BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

There are two reasons why people may support it - 1) Fear and scaremongering 2) law and grey area said Mahua Moitra on the Citizenship Amendment Bill. “This law is blatantly unconstitutional… We stand with people who are being persecuted in other parts of the world. This is our tradition,” said Manish Tewari. “Some try to change the demography of this country and we have to stop it,” said BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

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On equal gender representation and women in Parliament, “While giving tickets, we look at the winnability factor and not at the candidates’ gender or age,” said the BJP’s Ladakh MP on why women are given less representation. “I make enough noise for 10 people. I am the wrong person to be asked this. I give as good as I get,” said Mahua Moitra on women representation in Parliament. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

On equal gender representation and women in Parliament, “While giving tickets, we look at the winnability factor and not at the candidates’ gender or age,” said the BJP’s Ladakh MP on why women are given less representation. “I make enough noise for 10 people. I am the wrong person to be asked this. I give as good as I get,” said Mahua Moitra on women representation in Parliament. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

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In a session on nutrition and diets, Dr David Ludwig said that, “Drug development has robust investment, companies might put in a billion dollars, but nutrition has a smaller budget. Confusion exists because nutrition is a step child of science.” On the Indian diet Dr Ludwig said, “We need research to stop epidemics such as diabetes in India. The Indian diet is very heavy in processed carbohydrates.” (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

In a session on nutrition and diets, Dr David Ludwig said that, “Drug development has robust investment, companies might put in a billion dollars, but nutrition has a smaller budget. Confusion exists because nutrition is a step child of science.” On the Indian diet Dr Ludwig said, “We need research to stop epidemics such as diabetes in India. The Indian diet is very heavy in processed carbohydrates.” (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

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“In studies, where you eat too much, the problem is that people lose interest in food. Focus should be on quality of food, not how much,” Dr Ludwig said. Dr Satchin Panda said, “People who snore don’t get good sleep, brain gets fuzzy, and the person makes bad food decisions, the sleep deprived brain doesn’t know when to stop. When you sleep better, your food craving goes down. When brain makes better decisions, you eat better food.” (Virendra Singh Gosain / HT Photo)

“In studies, where you eat too much, the problem is that people lose interest in food. Focus should be on quality of food, not how much,” Dr Ludwig said. Dr Satchin Panda said, “People who snore don’t get good sleep, brain gets fuzzy, and the person makes bad food decisions, the sleep deprived brain doesn’t know when to stop. When you sleep better, your food craving goes down. When brain makes better decisions, you eat better food.” (Virendra Singh Gosain / HT Photo)

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“One think which is plaguing our planet is apathy and injustice. We think about fashion and we think about runway. But, fashion is much more than that. Fashion is a visual challenger to status quo,” said designer Prabal Gurung. “When I started out, it was believed if you were an intelligent woman you don’t care about fashion. As a man and designer my job is not to dictate but give options to women,” said Prabal Gurung. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

“One think which is plaguing our planet is apathy and injustice. We think about fashion and we think about runway. But, fashion is much more than that. Fashion is a visual challenger to status quo,” said designer Prabal Gurung. “When I started out, it was believed if you were an intelligent woman you don’t care about fashion. As a man and designer my job is not to dictate but give options to women,” said Prabal Gurung. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

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“We have to remember when we are designing it can give someone to be the best version of themselves…You have to know why it is important to adopt what is sustainable. We as a community can do practical good,” said designer Mary Katrantzou. “As a woman in business, I thought how women make decisions. She has to think over and over again before making decisions. As a woman entrepreneur, you have to have a bold voice,” said Katrantzou. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)

“We have to remember when we are designing it can give someone to be the best version of themselves…You have to know why it is important to adopt what is sustainable. We as a community can do practical good,” said designer Mary Katrantzou. “As a woman in business, I thought how women make decisions. She has to think over and over again before making decisions. As a woman entrepreneur, you have to have a bold voice,” said Katrantzou. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)

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“Fashion like movies, like cricket is enjoyed by young to old. So, we need to look into sustainability. We should be aware of our environment,” said costume stylist and revivalist Manish Malhotra. “Sustainability has become like a hashtag. It is grabbing eyeballs. We have to be conscious for a better tomorrow. We need sustainability, but we also need art,” said the couturier. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)

“Fashion like movies, like cricket is enjoyed by young to old. So, we need to look into sustainability. We should be aware of our environment,” said costume stylist and revivalist Manish Malhotra. “Sustainability has become like a hashtag. It is grabbing eyeballs. We have to be conscious for a better tomorrow. We need sustainability, but we also need art,” said the couturier. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)

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Speaking at the final session of the summit, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “AAP government has proven that a government can be run with honesty. Elections can be fought and won with honesty.” “The CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) has said that Delhi government is the only government running in surplus in the country. For the last 5 years, the Delhi government has been running in surplus,” said CM Arvind Kejriwal. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

Speaking at the final session of the summit, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “AAP government has proven that a government can be run with honesty. Elections can be fought and won with honesty.” “The CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) has said that Delhi government is the only government running in surplus in the country. For the last 5 years, the Delhi government has been running in surplus,” said CM Arvind Kejriwal. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

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The CM, looking at an assembly election in 2020 counted Mohalla clinics, uninterrupted power supply with reduced tarrifs, education reforms and doorstep delivery of services among a host of services his government established in the last 5 years. “I am accused of giving freebies. I saved money by reducing corruption. If I saved your money by giving it back to you in terms of good roads and education, what’s the harm in it?” said Kejriwal. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

The CM, looking at an assembly election in 2020 counted Mohalla clinics, uninterrupted power supply with reduced tarrifs, education reforms and doorstep delivery of services among a host of services his government established in the last 5 years. “I am accused of giving freebies. I saved money by reducing corruption. If I saved your money by giving it back to you in terms of good roads and education, what’s the harm in it?” said Kejriwal. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

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