Sudhir Choudhrie has always shown an interest in bettering the world around him. He has always been a good source of inspiration to many. His philanthropic nature often focuses on building a better life for all and impacting individuals, communities, and societies. Sudhir Choudhrie has been actively involved with health and human rights causes, playing a major role in establishing “The Village,” a hospital providing health care to citizens in the poorer areas of India. In 2005, Sudhir contributed $2 million towards the construction and endowment of the medical center and served on its board of trustees. He has also provided funding to the U.S.
Choudhrie’s Early Life
Sudhir Choudhrie’s father was a well-known activist in the Indian freedom movement and the trade union movement. In 1965 he returned to India from London and rejoined the Trade Union Movement, setting up the India National Committee of the Trades Union Congress (TUC). In 1965, the Government banned the Trade Union Movement in India, and Sudhir’s father was arrested and detained at the Aga Khan Palace. A member of the 2nd World Festival of Youth and Students, he left London for Moscow to join the 1968 Olympics. His mother, with his sisters, was also in Moscow. When his mother became ill, the family lost touch, and their father died. Sudhir arrived in New Delhi to attend a seminar at the International Congress of Trade Union Solidarity.
Choudhrie’s involvement in politics
Sudhir has been involved in Indian politics since 1975. In Parliament, he worked on the Industries and Commerce Committee. He serves on the Governors of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and is a life member of the Indo-British Business Council (IBBC).
Before his arrival in London, Sudhir has served as a director on the board of many companies in India and the United Kingdom. Sudhir Choudhrie has also served as a special advisor to the Prime Minister of India. During the 1990s, he served on several government committees and was chairman of the Mumbai International Film Festival.