Dharampal Gulati Death: The owner of MDH Masala Dharampal Gulati has passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 98, the news agency ANI reported.
As per the report, he was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi for the past three weeks. Dharampal Gulati’s death was announced on Thursday morning after he suffered cardiac arrest.
The owner of MDH Masala took his last breath at 5:30 AM.
Mahashay Dharmpal of MDH Spices passes away at 98 pic.twitter.com/Ov8aisY8xr
— ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2020
Gulati was prominently known as ‘dalaji’ and ‘Mahashayji’. He was born in Sialkot, Pakistan, in 1923. Moreover, he was a school dropout and later joined his father’s spice business in the early days.
After the partition in 1947, he moved to India and stayed at a refugee camp in Amritsar. Then, he moved to Delhi and opened a store in Karol Bagh.
He established the company officially in 1959. Gulati became a distributor and exporter as the company exports Indian spices to various parts of the world including the UK, Europe, UAE, Canada, etc.
In 2019, President Ram Nath Kovind had affiliated him with Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in the country.
According to MDH Masala, he had donated around 90 percent of his salary to charity.