New Delhi: Mahashay Dharampal Gulati, the owner of the world famous MDH, has passed away at the age of 98.
Dharampal Gulati breathed his last at 6 am at Mata Chandan Devi Hospital in Delhi.
Mahashay Dharampal Gulati was born on March 27, 1923 in Sialkot, present day Pakistan. This is where his business was laid. His company started with a small shop in the city, which his father opened before partition. After that, when the country was partitioned in 1947, his family shifted to Delhi.
After coming to Delhi in search of employment, Dharampal Gulati started operating a tanga. After operating the Tanga for many years, he gave it to his brother and started selling spices. People liked their spice so much that their spices spread throughout the country.
Dharampal Gulati was the highest-grossing CEO of the FMCG sector. According to a report, he earned Rs 25 crore in the year 2018. Very few people know that Mahashay Dharmapala Gulati used to donate about 90 percent of his salary. Not only this, he has also built 20 schools and 1 hospital.
Mahashay Dharampal Gulati had studied only up to fifth, but in terms of business, he has defeated the big luminaries. He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan by President Ramnath Kovind for his outstanding contribution in the field of food processing.