The doyen of the Bajaj Group, Rahul Bajaj is no more
Renowned industrialist Rahul Bajaj of the Bajaj Group, passed away following a prolonged illness in Pune today. He was 83.
He took the charge of the Bajaj Group in 1965 and under his leadership the company became a popular name. He made his two-wheelers a household name with the catchy slogan ‘Hamara Bajaj’.
The company’s Bajaj Chetak scooter became an aspirational symbol for the Indian middle class families.
President Ramnath Kovind condoled the his demise. He wrote a tweet-
Saddened to learn of Shri Rahul Bajaj’s demise. A doyen of Indian industry, he was passionate about its priorities. His career reflected the rise and innate strength of the nation’s corporate sector. His death leaves a void in the world of industry. My condolences to his family.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) February 12, 2022