- Rahul Bajaj, former chairman of Bajaj Auto, has died at the age of 83.
- He had been suffering from health problems for a long time.
- Several leaders have expressed grief over his death.
Following the news of the death of Rahul Bajaj, former chairman and industrialist of Bajaj Auto, many political leaders and celebrities have expressed their grief over his death. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari took to Twitter to mourn his death. “I have a deep respect for Rahul Bajaj Ji, a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and former chairman of Bajaj. I have a personal relationship with Padma Bhushan Award winner Rahul Ji for many years,” he wrote.
Godkari also expressed his condolences to his family and wished them strength. “Rahul ji, who has led the Bajaj Group for the last five decades, has played an important role in the industry. May God give peace to the departed soul and give strength to the family members,” he added.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan wrote, “The death of Mr. Rahul Bajaj, Chairman Emeritus of Bajaj Group, is a loss for the Indian business community. My condolences to the bereaved family and group.”
Congress leader and national spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi shared his fond memories with Bajaj. “Rahul has known Bajaj for decades. Old family friends, despite the age difference. My father was a believer in Rahul’s father’s memory. At RS, he and I shared many light moments at Central Hall and dinner at his house during the session. I talked to him for 30 minutes before 2, “he wrote.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote, “The news of the death of the country’s famous industrialist Rahul Bajaj is very sad. He has made a great contribution to the country’s progress on the economic front. ‘Buland Bharat Ki Buland Awaz’ Sincere homage. Lord place the disembodied soul at His feet “.
NCP leader Sharad Pawar wrote, “I am deeply shocked to learn of the tragic death of Padma Bhushan Shri Rahul Bajaj!
Bajaj was 83 years old and had not been well for some time and died at about 1430 on Saturday, officials said. His funeral will be held on Sunday. He is survived by two sons, Rajiv Bajaj and Sanjeev Bajaj, and a daughter, Sunaina Kejriwal. He resigned as his non-executive director and chairman of Bajaj Auto on April 30 last year.
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