New Delhi (NVI): ‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati, the owner of masala brand MDH passed away today at the age of 98.
Gulati was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi where he suffered a cardiac arrest early morning and breathed his last at around 5.30 am, according to the reports.
He was born in 1923 in Pakistan’s Sialkot and later migrated to India. MDH (Mahashian Di Hatti) was founded by his father Mahashay Chunni Lal Gulati.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia expressed his condolences and remembered Gulati as “India’s most inspiring entrepreneur.”
India's most inspiring entrepreneur,
MDH owner Dharm Pal Mahashay passed away this morning.
I have never met such an inspiring and lively soul. May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/SOdiqFyJvX
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) December 3, 2020
“MDH owner Dharm Pal Mahashay passed away this morning. I have never met such an inspiring and lively soul. May his soul rest in peace,” Sisodia tweeted.
Gulati moved to a shop in Karol Bagh in Delhi, after the partition of the country. He officially established MDH in 1959. His company also exports Indian spices to various parts of the world, including the UK, Europe, UAE, Canda, etc.
In 2019, Gulati was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award.