Mahashay Dharampal Gulati, The Owner and CEO of the Famous Spice Company MDH, Passes Away at the Age of 98
Mahashay Dharamapal Gulati, owner and CEO of Mahashian Di Hatti (MDH) Spice Company, has passed away at the age of 98. He took his last breath at 5.38 am this morning. Recently, Dharampal Gulati was recovered from Covid-19. According to the report, he died of a heart attack. Dharampal Gulati has been honored with Padma Bhushan. He was born on March 27, 1923, in Sialkot (Pakistan).
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh expressed grief over the demises of Gulati. He wrote, “I feel saddened by the death of one of India’s most respected businessmen, Mahasri Dharmapalji.” He made a mark despite starting from a small business. He was very active in social work and remained active till the last moment. I express my condolences to his family.
भारत के प्रतिष्ठित कारोबारियों में से एक महाशय धर्मपालजी के निधन से मुझे दुःख की अनुभूति हुई है।छोटे व्यवसाय से शुरू करने बावजूद उन्होंने अपनी एक पहचान बनाई। वे सामाजिक कार्यों में काफ़ी सक्रिय थे और अंतिम समय तक सक्रिय रहे। मैं उनके परिवार के प्रति अपनी संवेदना व्यक्त करता हूँ।
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) December 3, 2020
Dharampal Gulati was honored with Padma Bhushan by President Ram Nath Kovind last year for his outstanding contribution to business and industry. When he came to Indian from Pakistan after the partition, he had only rs. 1,500. With this money, he had to feed his family along with generating additional income. He then opened a spice shop on Ajmal Khan Road, Karol Bagh, Delhi.
His spice business grew slowly and today there are 18 spice factories of MDH in India and Dubai. He had one thing special, he advertises his spices on his own. He was considered the oldest advertising star in the world.
Dharampal Gulati Was Only 5th Class Passed.
Mahasay Dharmapal Gulati was born to be a businessman. He grew to be one of the famous businessmen even though he was just 5th class passed. He did not feel like studying in his childhood, while his father Chunnilal wanted him to read a lot. But his father’s desire was not fulfilled after he left school after 5th class and start sitting at the shop with his father.
Dharampal Gulati‘s father Chunni Lal wanted to engage him to learn a job at a carpenter’s shop, but Dharampal did not interest in that job. Then, his father opened a spice shop for Dharampal.