India as a diversified country witnessed many major events in the year 2016. The year began with implementation of odd even rule in Delhi and has ended with Demonetization rule in entire nation.
And while Bollywood gave us major hits like Sultan and Dangal, its the web series like Pitchers, TVF tripling and Baked that had entertained us more.
Now, 2017 is approaching and is expected to be the year of big changes.
Let’s find out what major and interesting events are going to happen in Year 2017
A NEW PRESIDENT
Pranab Mukherjee’s serving is coming to an end in July 2017. Although he is eligible for re-election as no term limits exist in India.
Lal Krishna Advani (Deputy Minister Of India), Sushma Swaraj (Minister of External Affairs), Rajnath Singh (Minister of Home Affairs) and other 9 major candidates are presumed to be potential candidates for becoming New President of India.
Indians are likely to witness a lot of new rules, policies and restrictions on account of Demonetization, for a long run, with the beginning of year. Restrictions on withdrawals still exist.
After demonetization, government will surely face problems dealing with digital black economy saved in form of bitcoins.
GST WILL ARRIVE FINALLY
On account of increasing competitiveness of Indian goods and services, government is all set to launch GST in mid of 2017.
GST is expected to be beneficial for both the industries and government with better administration, control, compliance and solving the problem of cascading effect.
GRAND BOLLYWOOD RELEASES
Some of the most anticipated movies of the upcoming year are Raees ft. Shahrukh Khan, Robot 2.0 and Baahubali: The Conclusion. Surely, year 2017 would prove big for Box Office.
Salman khan’s Tubelight, Varun Dhawan’s Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Golmaal 4 are other major flicks for the coming year.
STARS KIDS DEBUT IN B-TOWN
Sara Ali Khan (daughter of Saif Ali Khan), Jaanvi Kapoor (daughter of Sridevi), Karan Deol (son of Sunny Deol), Ahan Shetty (son of Sunil Shetty), and various others like Zhu Zhu (Chinese actress pairing Salman Khan in movie Tubelight) and Nidhi Singh (queen of Permanent Roommates webseries) are all set to debut in Bollywood industry in year 2017.
YEAR FULL OF DOPE SMARTPHONES
India will likely to see a technology shift in the smartphone industry, with the launch of Apple iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S8, Xiaomi Mi 6 and much more.
Hopefully, these devices will natively support the booming VR technology and 4k display might become a common trend in upcoming year.
FIFA WORLD CUP IN INDIA
17th edition of Fifa U-17 World Cup will be hosted first time by India in the upcoming year, between 6 and 28 October.
Delhi, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Kochi, Kolkata, Guwahati and Bangalore are selected as major venues for the matches.
ISRO AIMING FOR THE WORLD RECORD
ISRO will be launching 83 satellite in one go, in the beginning of the year 2017. 81 of them are foreign & 2 are Indian.
It will be the first of it’s kind mission in ISRO’s space history, and surely they are looking for a world record here.
YEAR OF EXOTIC CARS
Automobile industry seems to be on hike in year 2017. Maruti & Tata will be launching many exotic cars this year.
Maruti Suzuki Ignis, Tata Hexa, Tata Kite 5, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Nissan X-Trail Hybrid, Tata Nexon are some of the major launches in 2017.
JIO WON’T BE FREE
With an effective marketing strategy of offering free services of phone calls and internet, Jio’s free service platform will come to an end in March 2017.
Are the people still going to use Jio once the free services get terminated? Remains a big question mark..
Happy 2017 🙂