Dharampal Gulati, the king of spices and proprietor of the long-lasting masala model MDH, died on December 3 on the age of 97. Mr Gulati, additionally fondly often called dadaji and Mahashayji, was a second-generation entrepreneur. He was born on March 27, 1923 in Sialkot (now, Pakistan) and migrated to India after partition.
Dharampal Gulati dropped out of faculty in school 5 and joined his father’s enterprise in Sialkot. He migrated to India after partition and opened a store at Karol Bagh in Delhi. This has now reworked right into a Rs 1,500 crore empire, with 15 factories supplying 1000 sellers throughout the nation.
Dharampal Gulati was additionally additionally a widely known philanthropist. He began a super-specialty hospital at Janakpuri, New Delhi, within the yr 1984 in reminiscence of his mom Mata Chanan Devi. The hospital isn’t solely famend for its services in Cardiology and Neuro Sciences, but in addition for offering free medical assist to the poorest of the poor.
Mr Gulati additionally opened round 20 high quality colleges to supply good schooling to the younger, with a particular concentrate on the deprived segments of society. He’s related to varied instructional establishments, reminiscent of MDH Worldwide College, Mahashay Chunnilal Saraswati Shishu Mandir, Mata Leela Wati Kanya Vidhayalan and Mahashay Dharmpal Vidhya Mandir, amongst others.
Dharampal Gulati was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award, in 2019 for his yeoman companies to society.