Cyrus Mistry, a former chairman of the Tata Group, died in a car accident on Sunday in Palghar, a city close to Mumbai. He was 54. He was the former chairman of Tata Sons, died in an automobile accident on Sunday in Palghar. Mistry was driving a Mercedes from Ahmedabad to Mumbai. Mistry and three other passengers were travelling in a Mercedes from Gujarat to Mumbai when the tragedy happened around 3.15 pm.
All about the incident
Mistry was driving a Mercedes from Ahmedabad to Mumbai when the accident happened. Mistry was headed from Ahmedabad to Mumbai at the time. The Surya river bridge was the site of the disaster. According to the police official, it appeared to be an accident. Both of his companions, including the car’s driver, suffered injuries. The postmortem of Mistry’s body has been moved to the Kasa Rural Hospital in Gujarat.
At first glance, it appears that the driver slammed into the divider after losing control of the car. A woman who was driving the car was also hurt in the collision. They were sent to a hospital in Vapi, according to authorities with the police.
Palghar police authorities were quoted by ANI as stating, “Four individuals were there in the automobile; two died on the scene and two were transferred to hospitals.”
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Cyrus Mistry and Jehangir Pandole have been named as the two deceased individuals. The other two people in the automobile, Anahita Pandole and Darius Pandole, are also seriously hurt. The driver of the car was Anahita Pandole, a gynaecologist at Breach Candy Hospital and a friend of Mistry’s family. She was taken to a hospital in Vapi after the district collector learned that she had also been hurt in the collision.
What Prime Minister says?
The death of Mistry, according to an address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is a significant loss to business and industry.”It’s shocking that Shri Cyrus Mistry passed away so quickly. He was a promising businessman who had faith in India’s ability to prosper economically “The tweet from the prime minister said.
Reaction of Devendra Fadnavis
Devendra Fadnavis, the deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, expressed sorrow at Mistry’s passing and said he has requested the state police to look into the incident in detail. Fadnavis tweeted, “Spoke to DGP and instructed for thorough investigations.”
Cyrus Pallonji Mistry rose to fame when Ratan Tata chose him to take over Tata Sons in 2012. Due to his advocacy of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, Tata Sons’ largest shareholder, he was appointed chairman.After his father Pallonji Mistry, a businessman in the construction industry and chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, retired in 2006, he joined the Board of Tata Sons.
Independent director for Tata Group companies Darius Pandole had opposed the ouster of Mistry as chairman. In 2012, Mistry was appointed as Tata Sons’ sixth chairman. In October 2016, the organisation fired him. Following Ratan Tata’s retirement in December, he assumed the position of chairman.