At a time when most industrialists were wont to toe the British line, Jamnalal Bajaj stood out with his active participation in the freedom struggle notwithstanding repeated incarcerations. MARWAR pays tribute to the indefatigable social reformer, patriot, freedom fighter and industrialist whose life and legacy continue to inspire even today.
Dr Desh Bandhu Gupta, founder of Lupin Limited, ranks #14 among India’s richest. However, rankings don’t mean much to Dr Gupta, who, now 78, believes in the ‘dharma of karma’ and is ever ready to take up new projects and social causes that come his way. MARWAR talks to the deeply spiritual man, who started his business with just `5,000.
Born into a family of distinguished artists, painting came naturally to Pratik Sharma. However, inspired by eminent pop artist Andy Warhol, Sharma moved away from traditional themes and took to painting automobiles with intricate details. MARWAR presents a collection of some of the artist’s best works.
A burning passion for all that he held dear, an intense sense of purpose, a firebrand patriot, an indefatigable warrior—these are traits that best characterise Ramnath Goenka, the architect of the Indian Express Group, who was loathed and respected in equal measure by the high and mighty among whom he lived and strode with pride and courage. This essay is in tribute to the unforgettable baron of the fourth estate whose life was as much an enigma as a celebration of patriotism, freedom of speech, raw courage and a never-say-die spirit.
A patriot, a philanthropist and a tireless industrialist committed to achieving unremitting growth, Rai Bahadur Gujarmal Modi was the chief architect of the huge Modi group of companies that had a telling impact on the growth of India’s commerce and industry in the pre and post-Independence years. Honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1968, his vision and dedication to national growth has few parallels. We pay a tribute to the great man whose many contributions continue to be felt a good part of a century later.