MDH owner Mahashay Dharam Pal Gulati passes away at 99
New Delhi : Owner of famous spices brand MDH Mahashay Dharam Pal Gulati died on Saturday at a hospital in the national capital. He was 99 years old. Post partition of India, Mahashay Dharampal Gulati, the son of company’s founder – Mahashay Chunni Lal Gulati, moved to Delhi and set up MDH Masala factory in a plot in Kirti Nagar. Initially, he started a spice shop in a shack. Later, he opened the same at Ajmal Khan Road in Karol Bagh area.
As per reports, he was the highest paid FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) CEO in India in the year 2017.
Mahashay Dharampal Gulati was born and raised in Sialkot, Pakistan. He dropped out of school when he was in fifth class to assist his father at the shop. During partition, he moved to Delhi along with his family.
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MDH today offers a range of 62 products and exports spices to several countries across the world including Switzerland, Japan, the US, and Canada.