Dharampal Gulati

Indian businessman
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Dharam Pal Gulati (27 March 1923 – 3 December 2020), also known as Mahashay Dharampal Gulati,[a] was an Indian businessman, and founder and CEO of MDH (Mahashian Di Hatti; transl.  gentleman's shop),[3][4] an Indian spice company. He was known as the 'spice-king'.[5] He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2019. He was known for being the founder and CEO of MDH.

Dharampal Gulati
Gulati receiving the Padma Bhushan from Indian President Ramnath Kovind, 2019
Born(1923-03-27)27 March 1923
Died3 December 2020(2020-12-03) (aged 97)[1]
New Delhi, India
Occupation(s)Founder and CEO of MDH
AwardsPadma Bhushan (2019)

Gulati died on 3 December 2020 at a hospital in Delhi of a cardiac arrest at the age of 97.[6][7][8]

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  1. Mahashay is an Indian honorific meaning sir/gentleman.[2]

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  1. "Mahashay Dharmpal passes on DIED away at 98". The Economic Times. 4 December 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  2. "English Translation of "महाशय"". Collins Hindi–English Dictionary.
  3. Malviya, Sagar (17 January 2017). "FMCG sector's highest paid CEO is a 94-year-old school drop-out". The Economic Times. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  4. "The Spice King and Founder of MDH: A Journey of Grit, Courage and Determination". 12 February 2018. Retrieved 23 August 2020.
  5. "Mahashay Dharampal Gulati: How A Horse-cart Driver Became India's Spice King With MDH". Forbes India. Retrieved 2020-12-04.
  6. "MDH owner Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passes away at 98". The Economic Times. 3 December 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  7. PTI (3 December 2020). "Dharampal Gulati death: Mahashay Dharampal Gulati of MDH Masala passes away at 99". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  8. "MDH Owner 'Mahashay' Dharampal Gulati Passes Away at 98 Due to Cardiac Arrest". News18. 3 December 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.