Rahul Bajaj: Mahindra, Mazumdar-Shaw among industry leaders to pay tribute


Industry leaders on Saturday paid rich tributes to famed industrialist Rahul Bajaj (83) who died of an illness at his home in Pune.

Taking to Twitter, Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra said: I stand on the shoulders of giants. Thank you, Rahulbhai, for letting me climb on your broad shoulders, for advising, encouraging, encouraging me to be bold. Your footprints on the sands of Indian Affairs will never fade.”

Biocon Executive Chairman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw tweeted: “Industrialist Rahul Bajaj, former Chairman of Bajaj Group, dies aged 83 – I am devastated – he was a dear friend and will be greatly missed. The country lost a great son and nation builder.”

TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan said Bajaj was crossing the Indian industrial landscape like a colossus.

“He was one of the few stars who created the Indian automotive industry. He was a pioneer who established a culture of quality and technology. He upheld high integrity in business and remained true to his principles. Rahul played a key role in industry bodies around the world such as the World Economic Forum and the CII and was highly respected. He will be greatly missed,” he said.

Expressing similar sentiments, Raymond’s Chairman and Managing Director, Gautam Hari Singhania, said the passing of Rahul Bajaj, the patriarch of Bajaj Group, one of India’s largest diversified groups, is a terrible loss for the world of business.

“The doyen of Indian business will be missed for his intellectual honesty and candor. His contribution to the automotive industry and leadership of the group during the days of raj licensing will be remembered immeasurably. the growth of Maharashtra and the country. On behalf of the Raymond Group, I offer my heartfelt condolences to the Bajaj family,” he said in a statement.

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