List of distinguished Agrawals


List of distinguished Agrawals

This is a partial list of prominent Agrawals.

Historical

*Nattal Sahu, merchant prince during the rule of Tomar Anangapal and patron of Vibudh Shridhar
*Vibudh Shridhar, author and poet, composer of several texts

Mughal period

* Sahu Todar, supervisor of royal mint and patron of scholars
* Raja Harsukh Rai, Mughal treasurer and builder of many Jain temples

British Period

*Bharatendu Harishchandra Hindi pioneer
*Bhagwan Das Indian theosophist, awarded Bharat Ratna
*Sir Ganga Ram: First modern engineer in India
* Lala Lajpat Rai: Freedom fighter
* Jamnalal Bajaj: Gandhian and industrialist
*Bhagwandas Bagla, First Marwari millionaire, popularized rasgulla
* Jayadayalji Goyandka, founder of Gita Press
* Ramnath Goenka, founder of Indian Express
* Babu Gulabrai, eminent Hindi writer and philosopher
* Sundar Mull Rajgarhia, eminent businessman

Post-Independence (1947-2000)

* Pandita Brahmacharini Chandabai, women's education pioneer
*Rammanohar Lohia: Humanist politician
*Hanuman Prasad Poddar, editor of Kalyan
*Sri Prakasa Freedom fighter, Governor, High Commissioner
*O.P. Jindal, Industralist and Politician
*Jinendra Varni compiler of 5 volume "Jainendra Siddhanta Kosha" and Saman Suttam compilation [Progressive Jains of India By Satish Kumar Jain, 1975,Shraman Sahitya Sansthan] .
*Chand Mull Rajgarhia, Industrialist and Eminent Writer. RAJGARHIA, CHAND MULL. - Mining, Processing and Uses of Indian Mica. With special reference to the Bihar mica fields.

Living

* Subhash Chandra Goel :- The Chairman of the Agroha Vikas Trust & owner of Zee TV, Billionaire
*Bobby Jindal, Current Governor Of Louisiana, USA
*Lakshmi Mittal, Arcelor Mittal, Billionaire, Richest Indian in the world
*Rahul Bajaj, Bajaj Auto, Member of Parliament, Billionaire
*Jagmohan Dalmiya, Former Head Of BCCI
*Vijaypat Singhania, Raymonds
*Naresh Goyal, Jet Airways, Billionaire
*Anil Agarwal, Vedanta Resources, Billionaire
*Sunil Bharti Mittal, Bharti Airtel, Billionaire
*Indu Jain, Billionaire
*Naveen Jindal, Jindal Steel, Billionaire
*Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Billionaire
*Laxmikant Mittal, Industrialist
*L. S. Kanodiya, Industrialist
*Anand Jain, Jai Corp Limited, Billionaire
*Bimal Jalan: ex-Governor, Reserve Bank of India
*Brij Mohan Khaitan, Industrialist
*Rohtas Goel, Billionaire (Omaxe),
*Shobhna Bhartiya, Executive director of the Hindustan Times
*RP Goenka - Industrialist (RPG Group)
*D. C. Singhania, Industrialist (JK Organisation)
*Bharat Goenka, Tally Solutions
*Ramesh Chandra Agrawal, Bhaskar Group
*Gunjan Bagla, MD Amritt Ventures, California, Author Doing Business in 21st Century India
*Sanjay Gupta, CNN Medical Correspondent & Neurosurgeon
*Vinod Agarwal, Businessman & Scientist
*Victor Agarwal, Labour Group Leader Surrey County Council - The first Asian to be elected to Surrey County Council and at the age of 29
*Anjali Agrawal - Pasadena Tournament of Roses Princess 2003
*Shubha Mudgal, Well known Indian Singer
* Dr. S.P. Agarwal Director General of Health Services (DGHS)
*Rajesh Agrawal, Chairman & CEO of RationalFX, one of the fastest growing companies in the UK
*Venugopal Dhoot, Videocon, Billionaire
*Aarti Agarwal, Actress
*Surily Goel, Fashion Designer
*Yana Gupta, Indian Model and actress
*Sanjay Gupta (director), Famous Bollywood director
*Vipasha Agarwal, Model & Actress
* Rajesh Agarwal, Management Guru
*Rajat Gupta, Management Guru
*Purshottam Aggarwal-member union public service commission
*Ravi Prakash Agrawal, Research Scholar, Mumbai
*Ankit Manglic, Game Designer
*Shobhit Kumar (Garg), Chancellor, Shobhit University, Meerut, India"Murari Lal Gupta, Chharia.Bankers. Publishers.Sri Satguru Publications."Naresh Gupta, Publisher.Indian Books Centre
*Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra (Garg), Pro-Chancellor, Shobhit University, Meerut, India
* Manindra Agrawal - prize-winning Computer Scientist and mathematician. Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

Famous Agrawal Houses

Some Agrawal families have been prominent for several generations, in most cases they became prominent in 1930s. These include

*Dalmia
*Singhania
*Sahu Jain
*Bajaj
*Goenka
*Garodia

Some of the others, like the Birla (Maheshwari), Sarabhai (Shrimal Jain), Walchand Hirachand (Humad) are not Agrawal, but share similar backgrounds and values.

ee also

*Agrawal

References

External links

* [http://www.agrasen.com/personalities.html Great Personalities Of Agrawal Community]


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