Way back in 1930 Mahatma Gandhi appeared on the cover of American news magazine TIME dated March 31st. The caption read: ‘Saint Gandhi.’
In 1947, the year which saw the Britishers quit India and the country suffer the traumatic events that accompanied partition, the January 27 issue of the same magazine bore on its cover a picture of Sardar Patel with the caption ‘India’s Vallabhabhai Patel.’
This year, this U.S. periodical reputed to be the world’s largest circulated news weekly carried on the cover of its issue dated March 26- Gujarat’s Narendra Bhai Modi. The caption given to the cover is: Modi Means Business.