Dharampal Gulati, the MDH owner also known as ‘King of Spices’ passes away at 98.
Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati was admitted at Mata Chanan Devi Hospital in Delhi for last 3 weeks however his condition deteriorated on Wednesday night and he died because of cardiac arrest on Thursday morning.
He was born in 1923 in Sialkot now in Pakistan his father had a small shop there. After Partition in 1947 he moved to Delhi with his family and he rented a shop in 1953 named it Mahashiyan Di at Chandni Chowk, Delhi.
From a small shop he went on to build MDH as one of India’s leading spices brand. Dharampal Gulati officially established his company in 1959.
At present, his company has 15 factories across India that manufactures nearly 50 different varieties of spices and export around the world including Canada UK, Europe, and UAE.
He was a famous figure in India as he was seen in MDH Masala TV advertisements over the years.