Mukesh Ambani continues to be richest person, Gautam Adani jumps eight spots to become 2nd richest in Forbes’ India List

Mukesh Ambani

Business Tycoon Mukesh Ambani has again grabbed the first position to be the richest person in the country giving a tough fight to his competitor.  It’s the 12 times in a row that he stood at first in the Forbes list of richest persons in India.

Gautam Adani, the Industrialist has taken the second position after taking a jump of eight spots, according to the business magazine Forbes.

As per Forbes, “Ambani net worth stood at USD 51.4 billion which is way ahead of any other Indian billionaires. Gautam Adani’s net worth stood at USD 15.7 billion”.

Other people who are named under the ten richest person in India are: Hinduja brothers, Pallonji Mistry (Construction Tycoon), the Godrej family, Uday Kotak (Banker), Shiv Nadar (Tech Tycoon),  Radhakishan Damani (Investor Enterpreneur), Steel Tycoon Lakshmi Mital and Kumar Birla.

In the 100 richest people in India, there are new six businessman who have been named.

Azim Premji who stood at 2 till last year, has been named at 17 positions by Forbes this year. However, this is because he had done a donation of around USD 7.5 billion worth of shares in Wipro to his foundation.

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