Rahul Bajaj was the chairman of Bajaj group, best known for motorcycle maker Bajaj Auto and financial services arm, Bajaj Finserv.
In April 2021, Bajaj stepped down as non-executive chairman of Bajaj Auto, ceding the spot to his cousin, Niraj Bajaj.
He is survived by two sons, Rajiv Bajaj and Sanjiv Bajaj, and a daughter Sunaina Kejriwal. His last rites will be held on Sunday.
Political leaders across the country expressed grief and offered condolences on the passing away of the renowned industrialist.
I am grieved with a passing away of my very close friend. India has lost an industrialist, a philanthropist and a l… https://t.co/zxKuDPBbtG
— Sharad Pawar (@PawarSpeaks) 1644664039000
“I am deeply shocked to learn about the sad demise of Padma Bhushan Shri Rahul Bajaj! The grandson of eminent freedom fighter Jamnalal Bajaj brought transformation in society especially in poor and middle-class people with his two-wheel technology – a Bajaj Bike!,” NCP chief Sharad Pawar said.
यशस्वी उद्योजक, समाजसेवी और बजाज के पूर्व चेयरमैन राहुल बजाज जी को मेरी भावभीनी श्रद्धांजलि। पद्म भूषण से सम्मानित… https://t.co/OropA7eAXg
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) 1644662691000
“My heartfelt tributes to Rahul Bajaj, a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and former chairman of Bajaj. I have had a personal relationship with Padma Bhushan awardee Rahul ji for many years,” Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Twitter.
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