Havells India chairman Qimat Rai Gupta passes away

The 77-year-old Gupta who started Havells and transformed it to a multinational with operations across 51 countries was known for entrepreneurial and never say die spirit, the company said in a statement.<br />

hidden November 07, 2014 13:26:17 IST
Havells India chairman Qimat Rai Gupta passes away

New Delhi: Electrical equipment maker Havells India group chairman Qimat Rai Gupta passed away today.

The 77-year-old Gupta who started Havells and transformed it to a multinational with operations across 51 countries was known for entrepreneurial and never say die spirit, the company said in a statement.

Gupta recently also made it to the Forbes' billionaire list for the first time and was ranked India's 48th richest man with a net worth of $2 billion as of September 2014.

Shares of Havells India were trading at Rs 285.00 apiece in early trade today, down 1.55 percent over previous close on the BSE.

PTI

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