Condolences have poured in for veteran industrialist Rahul Bajaj, who died on the age of 83 in Pune. The previous chairman of the Bajaj Group was being handled for pneumonia and coronary heart drawback at a non-public hospital in Pune.
An announcement from the Bajaj Group mentioned, “It’s with deep sorrow that I inform you in regards to the passing away of Shri Rahul Bajaj, husband of the late Rupa Bajaj and father of Rajiv/Deepa, Sanjiv/Shefali and Sunaina/Manish. He handed away on the afternoon of twelfth February, 2022 within the presence of his closest relations.”
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram tweeted, “Rahul Bajaj was the one who put common Indians on two motorized wheels. In his passing away, we’ve got misplaced a far sighted and outspoken enterprise chief. My honest condolences to his household and quite a few members of the Bajaj household and Bajaj group of enterprise.”
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NCP chief Sharad Pawar wrote, “I’m deeply shocked to be taught in regards to the unhappy demise of Padma Bhushan Shri Rahul Bajaj! The grandson of eminent freedom fighter Jamnalal Bajaj introduced transformation in society particularly in poor and middle-class folks together with his two-wheel know-how – a Bajaj Bike!”
Industrialist Harsh Goenka tweeted, “The ‘backbone’ of Indian enterprise cracks. An in depth household pal, he was a visionary, straight speaking and really revered for his worth techniques. An period ends! He leaves behind the 2 most succesful sons in Indian business, Rajiv and Sanjiv. #RahulBajaj Om shanti…”
Bajaj was born on 10 June 1938 and remained the chairman of the Bajaj Group for greater than 40 years.He stepped down from that put up yr. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian honour, in 2001.
A vocal critic of the Narendra Modi authorities, Bajaj had lashed out within the presence of House Minister Amit Shah in 2019 for selling a local weather of concern. Talking at an occasion organized by The Financial Occasions, Rahul Bajaj had mentioned that he wasn’t positive if the federal government headed by Modi will ever admire criticism.