Vacationing in winter has inched up on the popularity scale steadily among India’s rich and famous. While the more traditional head for our very own snow covered hill stations, the more adventurous proceed to the Alps which boasts some of the best ski resorts in the world. We bring you a few not-to-be-missed destinations that promise both exclusivity as well as unmatched adrenaline-fuelled ski experiences.
Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar, scion of Udaipur’s House of Mewar, has more than his fair share of duties as a prince. Besides overseeing the family-run group of heritage hotels and dedicating himself to philanthropic causes, he is the torchbearer of a legacy that dates back to the eighth century. MARWAR talks to the royal hotelier and humanist about his childhood, his passions and the responsibilities he shoulders.
A simple hall, or an exquisite resort with amenities to enthral your loved ones, you wonder… Given a choice, you would surely choose the latter. After all, marriages should be made to seem to be happening in heaven. MARWAR brings you a plethora of wedding venues to give your special day a fairytale- like dimension, each tailored to suit your tastes and needs.
Success has greeted Suresh Kumar Poddar, the chairman and managing director of Mayur Uniquoters Limited, from the get-go, helping him turn his company into one of the largest manufacturers of synthetic leather in India. In conversation with MARWAR, Poddar talks about how it all began and the long way they have come since.
A woman of many talents, Priti Rathi Gupta is an award-winning business leader, the founder of a film company and a film producer as well. Passionate about the cause of financial freedom for women, she epitomises the modern-day woman and women’s empowerment and remains strongly rooted to her family.
Once an indispensable part of the Marwari community, the joint family structure not only served as a binding force that promoted unity and division of labour, but also as a formidable set-up that worked towards common goals and objectives, contributing greatly to the overall success of Marwaris as a business community. The joint family concept has, however, lost some ground over the decades, and today nuclear families are not uncommon. Is this change likely to adversely affect Marwaris as a business community? MARWAR finds out from eminent members of the community.