Tehseen Poonawalla, born on 24th MAY IN Pune, is a columnist with several newspapers, magazines and a keen observer of emerging socio-political trends. He is a regular guest on television and news channels articulating his view points on matters of national importance, representing the face of a young India. Well read and extremely aware, Tehseen combines his good oratory skills and political understanding to give a new and relevant perspective that will shape India in the years to come.Dapper and extremely stylish Tehseen is a regular on the party circuit and is often featured on Page 3 as well as various fashion magazines.
Tehseen is an entrepreneur involved with the hospitality, fitness and entertainment industry and has also been associated with several initiatives like the Pune Marathon, Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) and the much acclaimed Pune Festival. Tehseen was a Consultant to the Organizing Committee of the 19th Commonwealth Games held in Delhi in 2010 where he rendered his professional services pro-bono and channelized the proceeds of his consultancy fees back into the Games. Tehseen is extremely passionate about the NGO INDIA at2047 through which he wishes to reach out and help transform the lives of those less fortunate.Tehseen, headed the membership vertical for Young Indians (Yi), the Youth Wing of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and he firmly believes that the only way India can truly be a sustainable superpower is by ensuring that high growth is partnered with social equity. Currently Tehseen shuttles between Pune and Delhi, his second home where he has been consulting several leaders in the field of politics, media and social entrepreneurship.A political commentator Tehseen's desire is to see the youth of India play a constructive role in the task of nation building and is currently in the process of writing his first book.