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Delve into the life and times of some of India’s most inspiring personalities who epitomise timeless values like courage, determination, resilience, strength and vision. The Yug People series includes real-life stories and related activity sheets that offer young readers a chance to look back and look forward as they understand how these legendary people shaped India in different ways.

This series includes 6 illustrated books on: sports legend Milkha Singh, industrialist Jamsetji Tata, scientist and former president Abdul Kalam, freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, actor Raj Kapoor, and the courageous flight attendant Neerja Bhanot.

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Read about the life of one of the greatest sportsmen of India, the Flying Sikh Milkha Singh. He wanted to be a dacoit, but was persuaded by his brother to join the Indian Army, and then went on to represent India in the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and even the Olympics. Follow his life journey full of twists and turns, hope and heartbreak, and guts and glory.

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata was one of the most influential and renowned innovators in the industrial arena. A man ahead of his times, he laid the foundation of Indian industry with his unparalleled expertise and acumen. Read about the life of the Father of Indian Industry and his visionary zeal to build a modern India.

A young freedom fighter extolled for his extraordinary courage and who sacrifice, Shaheed Bhagat Singh is known as one of the most influential revolutionaries of India’s freedom movement. Along with Sukhdev and Rajguru, he shook the foundations of the British rule in India by kindling in his countrymen the idea and vision of a free India.

Fondly revered as one of the greatest leaders our country has ever seen, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam’s journey from an aerospace scientist to the president of the largest democracy in the world was incredible. Feel a sense of pride as you read about the illustrious scientist’s accomplishments and how he went on to become the people’s president.

Actor, producer, director Raj Kapoor was the greatest showman in the history of Indian entertainment. His journey in cinema started at the age of 10 and spanned close to 80 films in 55 years. A visionary who represented life in India on screen and made his audiences laugh and cry, his films are considered Hindi cinema’s most enduring classics to this day!

Model and flight attendant Neerja Bhanot’s resilience in the face of danger, and even death, can never be forgotten. She gave up her life while saving hundreds of others on board a hijacked plane. Read about the life of the youngest Ashok Chakra award-winner whose act of courage has and will continue to inspire children to build values of bravery and strength.

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