National Street Food Festival – 2015
Timings: 11, 12 and 13 December, 12 noon-10 pm
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Gate No: 14
Address: Bhisma Pitamah Road, Lodhi Road, Delhi- 110003
Entry By ticket Only- INR 60 Per Person

NSFF 2015: SPEAKER’S PROFILE

RG Shri Rahul GandhiMEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, LOK SABHASince 2004, Rahul Gandhi has been the Member of Parliament representing Amethi in Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha. In 2007, he was named General Secretary of the Indian National Congress in charge of the youth and student organisations of the Party. In January 2013, he assumed office as Vice President of the Indian National Congress.Rahul was born on June 19, 1970 to Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi. He has attended St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, Harvard College and Rollins College, Florida from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. He went on to receive an M. Phil. in Development Studies from Trinity College, Cambridge University. Thereafter, he joined the Monitor Group, a strategy consulting group, in London, where he worked for three years.

In the past, Rahul was a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs and Human Resource Development and the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Currently, he serves on the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs. He is also Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs.

Rahul has championed the development of a self-help group movement and a non-profit eye care provider in Uttar Pradesh. He also serves as a trustee of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.

vir Shri Vir SanghviVir Sanghvi is the best-known Indian journalist of his generation. His career straddles print, television, books and now, new media.

Vir Sanghvi was born in London in 1956 and educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and Mill Hill School, London. He won an Open Scholarship to read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Brasenose College, Oxford.

In 1978, when he was 22, he was appointed editor of Bombay magazine,making him the youngest editor in the history of Indian journalism. In1983, he presided over the re-launch of the monthly features magazine Imprint and in 1986, when he was 30, he became editor of Sunday, the newsmagazine published by the ABP group. Under Sanghvi’s editorship Sunday became India’s largest-selling English-language newsmagazine.Later, Sanghvi became Consulting Editor of the ABP group, the leading publishers of newspapers and magazines in Eastern India.In 1999, he was appointed Editor of the Hindustan Times, the largest-selling English-language newspaper in Delhi and North India.In 2003, he stepped down as Editor but continued as Editorial Director till 2007.

Vir Sanghvi has won many awards during his career for both TV and print including the Rajiv Gandhi Award, the Lokmanya Tilak Award, the Cointreau Award for Best Food Literature Book in the world for Rude Food) and innumerable TV prizes. In 1993, he was declared A Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum at Davos.

He has been a member of many professional, academic and government bodies including the National Integration Council. Currently, he is a member of the Broadcast Content Complaint Council (BCCC), a body that regulates content on entertainment TV channels.

 sethi CHEF RAKESH SETHI

CHEF RAKESH SETHI is one of the most celebrated and trusted chefs in India. When it comes to food, his craft lies in making Indian home food as appealing and appetising as that of any 5-star hotel. Tirelessly working on recipes, he fine-tunes, trims and simplifies the traditional time-consuming and tedious recipes, to abridged, easy-to-create and simple activities for his audience – a plethora of homemakers and TV and radio fan followers.

CHEF RAKESH SETHI is a house hold name today with huge fan following in India and abroad, who daily switch on their television set to learn the art of making creative culinary delights with perfrection.

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