Aditya Birla (1943-1995) & Kumar Mangalam Birla, Birla Group

Aditya Birla (1943-1995) & Kumar Mangalam Birla, Birla Group


24-March-2017

The surname, of course, already had a century worth of history behind it, having attained a near-proverbial aura in common speech. But each generation has to earn the renown anew. It was in the first flush of reforms, as the economy was beginning to build up enough steam for it to qualify as a boom, that the 28-year-old Kumar Mangalam came to the starting-blocks, inheriting the conglomerate built by his late father, Aditya Birla.