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Cyrus Mistry, former chairman of Tata Motors and the Tata Group dies in a street accident | Autocar India

Written by Sunny Kumar

Mistry was travelling from Udvada to Mumbai when his automotive is claimed to have hit a divider and crashed.

Cyrus Mistry, former chairman of Tata Motors and Tata Group, died in a street accident close to Palghar whereas travelling from Udvada to Mumbai on Sunday afternoon. Mistry together with mates had been visiting the Zoroastrian Hearth Temple in Udvada on the event of ‘Behram roj’ a holy day for the Zoroastrians.

A police spokesperson mentioned that the accident occurred round 3:15 pm when the Mercedes-Benz through which Mistry was travelling in crashed into the divider over the Surya bridge. There have been a complete 4 occupants within the automotive. 

The opposite individual killed within the accident has been recognized as Jahangir Pandole. Mistry and Pandole had been declared introduced lifeless on the hospital.  

Mistry, who was appointed chairman of Tata Sons in 2012, was ousted in 2016 in a boardroom tussle. He was ultimately changed by N Chandrasekharan, who was appointed chairman in January 2017. In a tweet, Chandarsekharan mentioned: “I’m deeply saddened by the sudden and premature demise of Cyrus Mistry. He had a ardour for all times and it’s actually tragic that he handed away at such a younger age.”

Mistry was a graduate of Civil Engineering from the Imperial Faculty, the UK. He had an MSc in Administration from the London Enterprise College.

Mistry is survived by spouse Rohiqa and two sons, Feroze & Zahan. 


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