Leading industrialist and President of JK Organisation Hari Shankar Singhania passed away late night on Friday at his residence here.
The 79-year old ‘Padma Bhushan’ awardee had been actively involved with the diversified JK Organisation since 1951. Born in Kanpur on June 20, 1933, Mr. Singhania had joined the group in 1951 after completing his Bachelor of Science. He was known for his entrepreneurial capabilities and setting up various pioneering ventures in India.
For his contribution in the field of commerce and industry, the President of India had conferred him the ‘Padma Bhushan’ award in 2003. — PTI