In a shocking incident, Bajaj Electricals MD, Anant Bajaj died on Friday night. He was just 41. Preliminary reports suggested Mr Bajaj suffered a sudden cardiac arrest in Mumbai.
He was the son of chairman Shekhar Bajaj. The funeral took place at Kalbadevi's Chandanwadi crematorium.
The business magnate was also a member of Young Entrepreneur Wing of the Indian Merchants' Chamber and NGO Greenpeace.
Anant Bajaj, Bajaj Electricals MD, dies at 41
Mr Bajaj became the MD just two months ago
Born on May 18, 1977, Mr Bajaj held a commerce degree from Mumbai's HR college. He also had a Harvard University's management degree.
Mr Bajaj joined the company officially in 1999, aged 22.
As the general manager of special assignments, he dived into IT and solar projects and got success.
He became joint MD in 2012 and was appointed MD on June 1.
He was great friend, client, collaborator: Friend remembers Mr Bajaj
Maniar knew Mr Bajaj since six years and wrote he was a 'great friend, client and a collaborator'.
"He was a man who had deep knowledge about everything and loved trivia," Maniar wrote.
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