After media reports claiming that the owner of MDH company owner Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passed away, now the company’s vice-president has strongly denied the reports of the death.
MDH company’s executive vice-president Rajendra Kumar told New18, “This is completely shocking, baseless and false. The rumour started on social media yesterday. I appeal to the people not to fall prey to such rumours. He says he feels young again as so many people called up to inquire and expressed their love for him after knowing that he’s alive and well.”
Earlier reports had surfaced saying that, the owner of MDH masala, Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passed away at the age of 99 at a hospital in Delhi on Saturday. Mahashay Dharampal Gulati, the son of company’s founder – Mahashay Chunni Lal Gulati, moved to Delhi after the partition of India.
MDH Masala factory, also known as Mahashian Di Hatti, was set up in the national capital in 1959 after Dharampal Gulati bought 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. Today, the company sells its spices across the globe, making Gulati the highest paid FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) CEO in India in 2017. It is one of the biggest brands of spices and manufactures almost 50 different types of spices. Despite his age, it is said that Gulati used to take all major business decisions.