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Dhiru Bhai Ambani

09.12.2014 12:10 EST
One of the famous and richest Indian businessmen who is an inspiration for everyone, Dhiru-Bhai-Ambani, was born in Gujarat on December 28, 1932. His father was a school teacher. He started his business career by selling snacks to pilgrims over the weekends.

After he completed his matriculation he moved to Aden, Yemen. He was just 16 and he worked as a gas station attendant and as a clerk in an oil company.

In 1958 he came back to India with Rs 50,000 and went on to start a textile trading company.

His two sons Mukesh and Anil helped him in building India’s largest private sector company called Reliance India Limited. At that time his core business was petrochemicals and later on diversified into telecommunications, energy, retail, textiles etc.

In 1992, reliance became first private company to raise money in the global markets. Reliance was included in the Forbes 500 list. Dhirubhai Ambani died in the year 2002 leaving his entire company on the shoulders of his two sons.

Today reliance worth more than $50 billion company combining wealth of two sons.

Dhiru Bhai is a true inspiration for all of us because he started from a very humble background.

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