Pune: Renowned industrialist Rahul Bajaj — the doyen of the Bajaj Group, who made his two-wheelers a household name with the catchy slogan ‘Hamara Bajaj’ — passed away in Pune following a prolonged illness. He was 83.
He was ailing from cancer for a long time and the end came at the Ruby Hospital at around 2.30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, sending waves of grief in corporate and political circles.
Bajaj had taken charge of the Bajaj Group in 1965 and during his captaincy, the group soared to one of the biggest in the sub-continent.
As per available indications, his last rites shall be performed at the Vaikunth Crematorium on Sunday.