‘King of spices’ Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passes away at 98: Condolences pour in
Dharampal Gulati, the owner of MDH Masala, passed away on Thursday morning. He was 97. According to initial reports, Gulati was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi for the last three weeks. He suffered cardiac arrest on Thursday morning. The nonagenarian breathed list last at 5:30 AM.
Mahashay Dharampal Gulati, the owner of the spices brand ‘MDH’ passed away earlier today. As per reports, he was undergoing treatment at Delhi hospital since past three weeks. He suffered cardiac arrest on Thursday morning and passed away at 5:30 AM.
Fondly called ‘dalaji’ and ‘Mahashayji’, Dharampal Gulati was born in 1923 in Sialkot, Pakistan. A school drop out, Dharampal Gulati joined his father’s spice business in early days.
After 1947 India-Pakistan partition, he moved to India where he stayed at refugee camp in Amritsar. After that he moved to Delhi’s Karol Bagh where he opened a store. He launched MDH Masala as a brand in 1959.