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The month of June was a momentous one for the family. It was only after government grew antagonistic to big business did the atmosphere get vitiated in the s and s. But we were a colonial economy and it was heavily skewered in favour of the export of agricultural goods and raw materials, and the gy of finished goods.

Ubsiness ratings by Goodreads. Birla fought for the Indian match industry as hard as Lalbhai fought for shipping. Unlike Business Maharajas, Business Legends is written only on four industrialists. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Abhinav Srivastava rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Had they managed to retain control of the shipping giant, the Doshis would have hauled themselves to 4th place. The Birla group, at 13th place, owned assets of Rs 4.


Oct 11, Pratik Patankar rated it liked it Shelves: Dilip’s brother Ajay Piramal runs Nicholas Piramalthe pharmaceutical major. Unmesh Chaudhari rated it it was ok Oct 13, Tata, Walchand Hirachand and Kasturbhai Lalbhai–four pioneers who were not afraid to think ahead and plan big, at a time when Piramxl industry had to compete fiercely for market share against the multinationals of the day.

Government policy actively favoured British business especially in cotton busihess, jute and exports. Walchand Hirachand, on the other hand, wanted to run before he could walk, carped his critics.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Views Read Edit View history. Kasturbhai Lalbhai was one of first Indian businessmen to be elected to parliament then known as the Central Legislative Assembly. Imports then were unrestricted. In this bestselling book, the closes G.

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Therefore my primary role is that of a businessman. Blend of business legends’ way of thinking, their struggle for India’s independence and at the same time setting their name in the list of Business legends.

He took exceptional risks but he built the foundations of modern India. Rohan rated it liked it Nov 18, He also funded hundreds of primary schools all over the country – in one year Birla opened schools alone.


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In the s, there was little data on which to base forecasts about which products would sell, or predict the size of the market. At 18th place with Rs If you could wrangle a licence, you could print money on the back of it.

The second largest, Martin Burn, was a poor second, with assets of a mere Rs 18 oiramal. Vinay rated it liked it Mar 07, Fortunately I had enough sense to seize glta opportunity when it knocked on my door.

Rajeev Nangia rated it really liked it Dec 30, All four invested heavily in the tools for progress: Admittedly this view is contrary to public perception which regards most businessmen and particularly GD Birla, as monopolists.