|CNN-IBN INDIAN OF THE YEAR 2009 POLITICS NOMINATIONS|
P Chidambaram was nominated for his most efficicient decision making and turnaround performance in UPA's secong innings as a home minister.
Mamata Banerjee was nominated for scripting the left's worst performance in west bengal and voilating red citadel.
Naveen Patnaik was nominated for being bold, efficient decision making in politics and not loosing an election since a decade.
Pranab Mukherjee was nominated for handling the Indian economy's worst position even in recession in an efficient and effective manner.
|RAHUL GANDHI (Winner)
Rahul Gandhi was nominated and stood as a winner for playing a vital as a good strategist behind party's strength in Uttar Pradesh.
Raman Singh was nominated for a good leadading the BJP towards winning position in Chhattisgarh and handling the naxal problems.