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Mahashay Dharmpal, Owner of MDH Spices, Passes Away at 98

He was the beloved television face of renowned spice company MDH.

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Mahashay Dharmpal, Owner of MDH Spices, Passes Away at 98
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‘Mahashay’ Dharmpal Gulati, owner of MDH Spices, passed away at the age of 98, on Thursday, 3 December, news agency ANI reported.

He was the beloved television face of renowned spice company MDH.

According to The Times of India, he had been undergoing treatment at a hospital for the last three weeks and suffered cardiac arrest on Thursday morning.

News18 reported that Gulati, who was born in 1923 in Sialkot, Pakistan, joined his father’s spice business in its early days, after dropping out of school. According to The Times of India, Gulati had moved to India post-Partition and opened a store in Delhi’s Karol Bagh. Thereon, he was able to build the company to expand to 15 factories.

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia took to Twitter to announce Gulati’s passing, writing, “I have never met such an inspiring and lively soul. May his soul rest in peace.”

(With inputs from ANI, The Times of India and News18.)

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