Condolences started pouring in after MDH owner Mahashay Dharampal Gulati died in a hospital in Delhi on Thursday morning.
The king of spices, Dharampal Gulati, 98, was admitted to Delhi’s Mata Chanan Devi Hospital where he was reportedly undergoing treatment for the past few weeks.
Dharampal Gulati of MDH, fondly called ‘dadaji’ and ‘Mahashayji’, was born in 1923 in Sialkot, Pakistan. Dharampal Gulati joined his father’s spice business in Sialkot. He moved to India after Partition and opened a shop in Delhi’s Karol Bagh.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter to offer condolence on Dharampal Gulati’s death.
Delhi Dy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also remembered India’s one of the most inspiring entrepreneurs.
Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said in a tweet, “Extremely sad on hearing about Padma Bhushan awardee Mahashay Dharmapala Gulati Ji’s death. He spread the fragrance of the spices of the country all over the world.”
Union Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter to express heartfelt condolence on Mahashay Dharmapala Gulati’s death.