Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s close partner Balkrishna got included in the Forbe’s list of 100 most wealthy Indians. He has 97% stake in Patanjali Ayurveda. As per the magazine his total asset value is around 2.5 billion dollars.
In this list of 100 wealthiest Indians he stands on number 48. Interestingly, online rental store co-founders Sachin and Binni Bansal are out of the list. According to Forbes, Yog guru Ramdev Baba’s close ally and childhood friend got included in this list who has 97% stake in fast growing consumer product manufacturing company Patanjali Ayurveda.
Both had together started this company in 2006. The magazine says that Pantanjali Herbal sells everything from herbal toothpaste and cosmetics to noodles and jam. Ramdev didn’t keep any kind of share in the company, in fact, he is the brand ambassador of the company and Balkrishna looks after the management.
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In addition to this Balkrishna also looks after 5000 Patanjali health centers, Patanjali University and Yoga-Ayurveda research center.
Once again Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries stood on number one position in this Forbes list of ‘100 Richest Indians’. With this, he has secured this position for the ninth year in a row. His net worth accounts for around $22.7 billion.
Dilip Shanghvi, the pharmaceuticals tycoon stands at number second with a net worth of $16.9 billion.
At number third is the Hinduja brothers having a net worth of $15.2 billion