Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, India’s favourite investor, passed away yesterday at the young age of 62. The world knows him for his wealth, his passion for investing and for his wit. I am privileged to share a side of him not many knew by virtue of my association at his family office “RARE” between 2006 to 2014 and the mentoring I benefited from till his last days.
Rakesh “Bhaiya,” as he was affectionately referred to, was perhaps the strongest believer in the India growth story that I have known. His reasoning was India’s democratic roots and consensus-based approach meant growth would be more long lasting and gain momentum with reforms.Read More