Bajaj Electicals Chairman Shekhar Bajaj’s only son Anant passed away at 41. Anant, who was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) of Bajaj Electricals Ltd two months back, suffered a cardiac arrest in Mumbai. Before Bajaj was made the MD, he was the Joint Managing Director.
Bajaj, who was a Harvard Business School graduate, had joined his father’s company as a project coordinator in the year 1999. Bajaj Electricals in its regulatory filing wrote, “His sudden and unexpected passing away will be an irreparable loss to the company and all the directors and employees of the company convey deep sympathy, sorrow and condolences to Bajaj family,”
Anant is survived by his wife Pooja and three-year old son Vanraj. His last rites would be performed at Chandanwadi crematorium at Kalbadevi in Mumbai on Saturday. Anant’s friend Jignesh Maniar wrote a heartfelt post on Facebook as he shared his feelings.
Just heard the devastating news. ANANT Bajaj, 41, Managing Director of BAJAJ Electricals passes on owing to a heart attack…RIP🙏
— SUHEL SETH (@suhelseth) August 10, 2018
A deep personal loss at the extremely disturbing news of the death of young Anant Bajaj. A sweet soul with a big heart. Beyond business, he had a love for life and adventure. RIP.
— Sanjay Jha (@JhaSanjay) August 11, 2018