Mukesh Ambani richest Indian Adani claimed second position
Mukesh Ambani remained the richest Indian with astonishing net worth of $51.4 billion, while Adani climbed to second position with $15.7 billion, last time he stood at eight position.
Forbes has released this year’s richest Indian list, there has been a 8 percent drop in the wealth of the overall wealth creators of the country. Philanthropic works and helping in reducing the poverty has left many wealth creators slipping down in the list.
The Forbes india rich list 2019 saw gautham Adani climbing to second position from eighth last year, he has a net worth of 15.7 billion dollars, mukesh ambani remained unbeatable at number one position with whopping 51.4 billion dollars. No businessman is near Ambani’s half the net worth.
IT major Wipro founder and business tycoon Azim Premji slipped to 17th position from two last year, basically due to donating large chunk of his wealth to philanthropic works. Hinduja Brothers, Pallonji Mistry of Shapoorji Paloonji, Uday Kotak of Kotak Mahindra bank were third, fourth, and fifth respectively. HCL Shiv Nadar stood at sixth position.
The list saw debutant billionaires, Byju Raveedran of Byju's at no.72, Rajiv Mehra of Jaquar at no.95.