MDH owner ‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati passes away at 98


Guwahati:  Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati, the owner of the iconic spice brand MDH (Mahashian Di Hatti), passed away on Thursday.

The king of spices, Dharampal Gulati, 98, was admitted to Mata Chanan Devi Hospital in Delhi a few days back. His condition deteriorated on Wednesday night and he passed away on Thursday.

Dharampal Gulati of MDH was fondly called ‘dadaji‘ and ‘Mahashayji‘. He was born in 1923 in Sialkot, Pakistan, Dharampal Gulati joined his father’s spice business in Sialkot. He moved to India after Partition and opened a shop in Delhi’s Karol Bagh.

From his shop in Karol Bagh, ‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati built MDH one of India’s leading spices manufacturers.