Ramesh Agarwal, Chairman, Dainik Bhaskar Group, passes away
Ramesh Chandra Agarwal, Chairman, Dainik Bhaskar Group, passed away due to cardiac arrest in Ahmedabad today. The 77-year old industry veteran was admitted to Ahmedabad’s Apollo hospital.
Agarwal, who was at the helm at Dainik Bhaskar Group for more than 40 years, was also Chairman of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci), Madhya Pradesh.
He is survived by his three sons, who are part of the Dainik Bhaskar Group – Girish Agarwal is Non-Executive Director, DB Corp; Sudhir Agarwal is MD, DB Corp; while Pawan Agarwal is Seputy, MD, DB Corp.
The Dainik Bhaskar Group of newspapers has a presence in 26 cities and six states of India.
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