New Delhi. Former chairman and businessman of Bajaj Group, Rahul Bajaj passed away on Saturday (February 12, 2022). Rahul Bajaj, 83, breathed his last in Pune. He was suffering from cancer for a long time. He was associated with Bajaj Group of Companies for almost 5 decades.
Let us know an interesting anecdote related to the name of Rahul Bajaj. After all, why was Indira Gandhi angry about Rahul’s name?
Indira Gandhi and Rahul Bajaj’s father studied in the same school
Rahul Bajaj’s father’s name was Kamalnayan Bajaj and mother’s name was Savitri Bajaj. Mahatma Gandhi considered Rahul Bajaj’s grandfather Jamnalal Bajaj as his fifth son. Jamnalaj Bajaj was also a good friend of Jawaharlal Nehru, who became the first Prime Minister of India. Kamalnayan Bajaj and former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi studied in the same school.
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Indira Gandhi wanted to name her son Rahul
According to the book ‘Best Stories of Indian Business World’ (Manjul Publishing), the name ‘Rahul’ for Kamalnayan Bajaj’s first son was chosen by Jawaharlal Nehru himself. His daughter Indira Gandhi was angry about this. Actually, Indira’s wish was to name her son Rahul. Later Indira’s grandson was named Rahul Gandhi. The special thing is that Rahul Bajaj named his first child Rajiv (Rajeev Bajaj).
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