Entrepreneur, Poker Player, Fantasy Sports Enthusiast
Tanmay Sahay owns spas, plays Chief Marketing Officer for www.thrillpoker.com, writes blogs for Huffington Post India, watches almost anything remotely funny and takes the occasional bath. On good days he manages to get out of his bed by 11:00 AM. Before starting his own chain of spas in 2009, Tanmay worked with IBM India for five years as a learning consultant. He grew up in New Delhi and has also lived in Bangalore and Cairo. He is currently based out of Gurgaon. In cyber space, he can be followed at www.facebok.com/tanmays. He is best known for starting the #gayforaday campaign in December, 2013.
I don't want you to become a Muslim or become religious; what unsettles me is that there is absence of faith in your life and I really believe that faith is something that should be in everyone's life, because it is such a powerful tool that, if used properly, can help you get through the most difficult times in your life.
As citizens of a secular, inclusive democracy, it is disheartening to see India support a socially regressive cause and stand alongside countries that are infamous for their human rights records... But if India had voted against the resolution, it would have been hypocrisy, albeit of another kind.