An online poll to identity the 100 most trusted Indians was conducted by Reader's Digest. The result will be published in the latest issue of the magazine.
Former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam has been voted India's 'most trusted' person. He is closly followed by industrial tycoon Ratan Tata and former women police officer Kiran Bedi for second and third places respectively.
Software giant Infosys co-founder Narayan Murthy is placed fourth. Oscar winning music composer A R Rahman is fifth. World chess champion Vishwanathan Anand is at sixth position.
Indian Prime Minister Manomhan Singh ranks only seventh on the list while cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is and cartoonist R. K. Laxman have bagged the eighth and ninth positions.
ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair, Nobel prize winner economist Amartya Sen and Wipro chief Azim Premji jointly share the tenth position.