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A Short Biography of Shashi & Ravi Ruia
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17 December 2010

This short biography of Shashi and Ravi Ruia, among India’s richest men, gives you an insight into who they are and how they got where they are today.

In a small town in India, Shashi and Ravi Ruia were born in 1944 and 1949 respectively to Nand Kishore Ruia. The family had been in business since the 1800s, and when their father passed away in 1969, the two sons took over the small family run business, Essar Group.

The family origins lay in Rajasthan, but the Ruia brothers’ ancestors relocated to Mumbai during the 19th century and began with their business ventures.

The Essar company growth had already begun when the Ruias inherited the business, with contracts previously negotiated for the construction of various ports and jetties.

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