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MDH owner ‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati passes AWAY

MDH owner ‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati passes AWAY

MDH owner ‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati passed away on Thursday morning. He was 97.

According to reports, Gulati was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi for the last three weeks. He suffered cardiac arrest on Thursday morning.

In 2019, the government honoured him with Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in the country.


Here is all you need to know about MDH Masala owner:

# He was born and raised in Sialkot, Pakistan, Dharampal’s father Chuni Lal sold spices from a small shop Mahashian Di Hat, which he opened in 1919.

# Dharampal quit school when he was in the fifth standard to help his father at the shop.

# He restarted his family business, and began selling spices.

# As the business took off, Dharampal rented another shop in Chandni Chowk in 1953.

# He purchased a plot in Kirti Nagar in 1959 to start his own factory, and this led to the birth of Mahashian Di Hatti Limited (MDH).

# MDH now exports spices to countries across the world such as Switzerland, Japan, the US, and Canada.

# He owns a Mahashay Chuni Lal Charitable Trust, which facilitates a hospital with 250 beds. It also runs a mobile hospital which reaches out to slum dwellers. Four schools are also being run by this trust, and it provides financial support to people in need.

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