Cyrus Mistry: Former Tata Sons chairman and renowned industrialist Cyrus Mistry has died in a road accident. Cyrus Mistry was on his way to Mumbai from Surat city of Gujarat on Sunday afternoon. His Mercedes car collided with a divider near Palghar, Maharashtra. Four people, including Cyrus Mistry, in the car, were badly injured in the accident. At the same time, one other person, including former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry died on the spot, while two others were badly injured. The director of his company has confirmed his death.
Four people were in the car
Cyrus Mistry was returning to Mumbai from Gujarat in a Mercedes car at around 3.15 pm on Sunday. Apart from Cyrus Mistry, three other people in the car were Jehangir Dinshaw Pandole, Dr Anahita Pandole and Darius Pandole. It is being told that the Mercedes car was being driven by Jahangir Dinshaw Pandole’s wife, Anahita Pandole. The accident happened on the bridge over the Surya river near Palghar. It is being told that Dr Anahita Pandole is a gynecologist.
While Cyrus Mistry and Jehangir Pandole died on the spot in the accident, Anahita Pandole and Darius Pandole were badly injured and are being brought to Kandy Breach Hospital in Mumbai for proper treatment.
Cyrus Mistry, former chairman of Tata Sons
Born in 1968 in Ireland, Cyrus Mistry comes from a family of industrialists. He is the son of Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry, one of the most successful and powerful industrialists of Indian origin. Pallonji Mistry’s youngest son Cyrus Mistry joined the Tata Group in 2006. In 2012, Cyrus Mistry was appointed as the chairman of the Tata Group in place of Ratan Tata. However, he also remained in controversies in the Tata Group. He was removed from the post of chairman of Tata Group in 2016.
PM Modi expressed grief over the death of Cyrus Mistry
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has expressed grief over the death of renowned industrialist Cyrus Mistry in a road accident. PM Modi tweeted and wrote that the untimely demise of Cyrus Mistry is shocking. He was a capable businessman and believed in the economic power of India. PM Modi further wrote in the tweet that his death is a big loss for the industry. Condolences to his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.
The untimely demise of Shri Cyrus Mistry is shocking. He was a promising business leader who believed in India’s economic prowess. His passing away is a big loss to the world of commerce and industry. Condolences to his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 4, 2022
Nitin Gadkari also tweeted
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has condoled the demise of former Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry. He tweeted, “Saddened to hear about the passing away of former Tata Sons Chairman, Mr Cyrus Mistry. Condolences to his family. May God rest his soul. Peace.
Deeply saddened to know about the unfortunate demise of Ex-Chairman of Tata Sons, Cyrus Mistry Ji in a road accident near Palghar, Maharashtra.
Sincerest condolences to his family members.
May he Rest In Peace.
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) September 4, 2022