By: ABP News Bureau | Updated at : 23 Oct 2023 01:19 PM (IST)
Wagh Bakri scion Parag Desai dies at 49. ( Image Source : X (@shaktisinhgohil) )
Parag Desai Death: Wagh Bakri Tea Group executive director Parag Desai died after suffering a brain hemorrhage, the company said in a statement. Congress MP Shaktisinh Gohil expressed his condolences to his family and the company in a post on X, formerly Twitter. Meanwhile, the company confirmed the news in a statement. He was 49.
“With profound grief, we regret to inform the sad demise of our beloved Parag Desai,” the company said, reported NDTV. Media reports say Desai reportedly succumbed to an injury on his head after he fell near his residence following an attack by street dogs on October 15.
Wagh Bakri scion Parag Desai, 49, dies after attack by street dogs https://t.co/OW3JEnJuvQ
“Very sad news coming in. Parag Desai, Director and owner Wagh Bakri Tea passed away. He had a brain haemorrhage following a fall.
May his soul rest in peace. My condolences to the entire Wagh Bakri family across India,” Gohil said.
Very sad news coming in. Parag Desai, Director and owner Wagh Bakri Tea passed away. He had a brain haemorrhage following a fall.
May his soul rest in peace. My condolences to the entire Wagh Bakri family across India. pic.twitter.com/Md0xLppL2X
Desai was taken to a hospital last week and was being treated for a severe head injury. He reportedly breathed his last on Sunday. According to a Wagh Bakri website, Desai is an MBA from Long Island University USA, used to spearhead sales, marketing and export departments for the group. The website also describes Desai as an expert tea taster and evaluator.
Wagh Bakri Tea Group was started in 1892 with 500 acres of tea estate in South Africa, the website said. The group has presence in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana among others.
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