From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens

A walk down memory lane with the doyens of business
Curated By: Prince Mathews Thomas
Published: Nov 26, 2013
From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens

Image by : RP-SG Group

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  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
  • From The Family Albums of India's Business Doyens
As seen in the pictures, RP Goenka, RP to friends, was an “out-and-out Congressman”, but his charm was enough to melt even the staunchest of Communists, including former West Bengal Chief Minister late Jyoti Basu (picture on top). Goenka founded the RPG Group in 1979 and in 1988, elder son Harsh joined the business. (Younger son Sanjiv followed suit in some time and was involved till 2011, when he carved his interest out of the group to create the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group.) Two years later, Goenka retired from active business and involved himself in the world of literature. RP died this April after a brief illness. In the pictures above, he is seen with his daughters-inlaw Preeti, wife of Sanjiv, and Mala, Harsh’s better half