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Subrata Roy, Sahara Group's founder, dies at 75 in Mumbai's Kokilaben Ambani Hospital

Subrata Roy passed away at 10.30 pm due to cardiorespiratory arrest following an extended battle with complications arising from metastatic malignancy, hypertension, and diabetes.

Reported By : Ruchi Kumar, Suraj Ojha Edited By : Hritika Mitra
New Delhi
Updated on: November 15, 2023 0:29 IST
Subrata Roy, Mumbai, Sahara India Pariwar
Image Source : @YADAVAKHILESH Subrata Roy was admitted to a Mumbai hospital and died due to cardiorespiratory arrest.

Businessman and Sahara Group founder Subrata Roy died at the age of 75 after he suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest following a prolonged illness in Mumbai. He breathed his last at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital at around 10:30 pm, a statement issued by the Sahara Group said. Roy is survived by his wife, son and brother.

According to reports, Subrata Roy's mortal remains will be brought to Sahara city in Lucknow today (November 15) where his last rites will be performed.

Sahara India Group mourns Roy's death

In a statement released by the Sahara India Group, it said, "It is with profound sadness that Sahara India Pariwar informs the demise of our Hon’ble ‘Saharasri’ Subrata Roy Sahara, Managing Worker and Chairman, Sahara India Pariwar. Saharasri ji an inspirational leader and visionary, passed away on 14th November 2023 at 10.30 pm due to cardiorespiratory arrest following an extended battle with complications arising from metastatic malignancy, hypertension, and diabetes. He was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute (KDAH) on 12th November, 2023 following a decline in health." 

"His loss will be deeply felt by the entire Sahara India Pariwar. Saharasri ji was a guiding force, a mentor, and a source of inspiration for all who had the privilege to work alongside him. Details regarding last rites will be communicated in due course. Sahara India Pariwar is committed to upholding Saharasri's legacy and will continue to honor his vision in driving our organization," the statemen reads.

Samajwadi Party condoles Subrata Roy's death  

Samajwadi Party (SP) took to X, formerly Twitter, to share its condolences on the death of businessman Subrata Roy. It wrote, "Death of Saharashri Subrata Roy ji, very sad. May his soul rest in peace. May the bereaved family members get the strength to bear this immense sorrow. Heartfelt tribute!"

Emotional loss for Uttar Pradesh, tweets Akilesh Yadav 

The demise of Subrata Roy is an emotional loss for Uttar Pradesh and the country because along with being a very successful businessman, he was also a very sensitive person with a big heart who helped and supported countless people. Heartfelt tribute, said Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav.

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