For the 12th year in a row, Mukesh Ambani has bagged the highest spot within the Forbes india rich List 2019 with a internet price of USD 51.4 billion. Infrastructure tycoon Gautam Adani jumped eight spots to return a distant second with a internet price of USD fifteen.7 billion. Azim Premji, who was second on the list last year, born to No. 17 once giving away a chunk of his wealth to charity.
Due to the economic retardation, the whole wealth of all the people on the list saw a decline of eight per cent. “In all, 14 were poorer by USD one billion or more, and 9 members from last year’s ranks dropped off,” Forbes said in its report.
Only 3 girls (Savitri Jindal, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and Leena Tewari) featured during this list. On the other hand, six newcomers appeared for the first time as well as the likes of Byju Raveendran ($1.9 billion) and Rajesh Mehra ($1.5 billion).