Tributes and condolences poured in from company in addition to political spheres on the dying of Rahul Bajaj, the previous chairman of Bajaj Group, who died on Saturday afternoon in Pune, aged 83 years.
Govt chairperson of Biocon, Kiran Majumdar Shaw, an in depth good friend of the late industrialist, mentioned in a tweet that she was “devastated” at Mr Bajaj’s dying and that the nation had misplaced a “nice son” and a “nation builder”.
Industrialist Rahul Bajaj, Former Chairman Of Bajaj Group, Dies At 83 – I’m devastated – he was a pricey good friend and can miss him dearly. The nation has misplaced an amazing son & nation builder. Om Shanthi 🙏 https://t.co/s8kpQ3dUia
— Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (@kiranshaw) February 12, 2022
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and a number of other leaders chopping throughout social gathering traces took to social media to specific their shock and grief on the dying of the veteran enterprise chief.
Mr Gadkari tweeted his heartfelt tributes to Mr Bajaj, including that he had identified the previous Bajaj Group chairman for a few years.
My heartfelt tributes to Rahul Bajaj ji, a profitable entrepreneur, philanthropist and former chairman of Bajaj. I’ve had a private relationship with Padma Bhushan awardee Rahul ji for a few years.
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) February 12, 2022
Congress chief Milind Deora additionally expressed his condolences on the dying of one in all India’s most iconic company heads.
Exhausting to return to grips with the information that India’s most outspoken industrialist, Rahul Bajaj is not any extra.
Many people knew of Rahul uncle’s well being was deteriorating however the information of his passing comes as a shock.
Deepest condolences to Sunaina & Manish Kejriwal, Rajiv & Sanjiv Bajaj pic.twitter.com/2J5PTGaZOX
— Milind Deora | Milind Deora ️ (@milinddeora) February 12, 2022
NCP MP Supriya Sule additionally expressed grief over Mr Bajaj’s dying, describing him as among the many nation’s foremost enterprise leaders, who was an inspiration to all.
Deeply Saddened to listen to concerning the demise of Padma Bhushan Rahul Bajaj. He was among the many foremost Enterprise Leaders our nation has seen, and an inspiration to all. We’ll miss him dearly and his clever counsel. pic.twitter.com/Qgle0AzmjB
— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) February 12, 2022
Mr Bajaj was not protecting properly for fairly a while and handed away at round 1430 hrs on Saturday, an organization official was quoted as saying by PTI. His final rites shall be held on Sunday, February 13.
He’s survived by two sons, Rajiv Bajaj and Sanjiv Bajaj, and a daughter Sunaina Kejriwal.
Mr Rahul Bajaj resigned from his place of non-executive director and chairman at Bajaj Auto on April 30 final 12 months.
“It’s with deep sorrow that I inform you concerning 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 members of the family,” a press release from Bajaj Group learn.
Mr Bajaj had pneumonia and in addition a coronary heart downside. He was admitted to the hospital for final one month, mentioned Dr Purvez Grant, the managing trustee at Ruby Corridor Clinic.
Born on June 10, 1938, Rahul Bajaj acted because the chairman of the Bajaj Group for over 40 years. He resigned because the chairman of Bajaj Auto in April final 12 months and was at present the Chairman Emeritus of the agency.
He was awarded with the third-highest civilian award Padma Bhushan in 2001. Mr Bajaj additionally served as a Rajya Sabha MP.