Kushal Pal Singh
Kushal Pal Singh Tewatia or K. P. Singh Tewatia born 19 November 1929 is an Indian real estate developer and the chairman and CEO of real estate developer Limited founded by his father-in-law Chaudhary Raghvender Singh has an estimated land bank of 10,255 acres with about 3,000 acres being in Gurugram, called City. Singh’s personal wealth is estimated at 2.5 billion. His autobiography named hatever the Incredible Story Behind was launched in 2011 Jack Welch spoke at the launch.
Early life and career
Bulandshahar Uttar Pradesh in a Jat family. His father Chaudhary Mukhtar Singh Tewatia was a reputed lawyer in Bulandshahr. After graduating in science from Meerut College Uttar Pradesh he pursued Aeronautical Engineering in the UK and was subsequently selected to the Indian Army by British Officers Services Selection Board UK. He was commissioned into the 9th Deccan Horse cavalry regiment.In 1960 he joined American Universal Electric Company and, soon after its merger with Universal Limited in 1979 he took over as the Managing Director with Chaudhary Raghuvender singh.
Raksha Bandhan or simply Rakhi is a Hindu festival celebrated in many parts of the Indian subcontinent notably India and Nepal. Raksha bandhan means bond of protection. It is observed on the full moon day of the Hindu luni -solar calendar month of Shravana which typically falls in Gregorian calendar month of August.
The festival celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters. It is also popularly used to celebrate any brother-sister type of relationship between men and women who may or may not be biologically related. On Raksha Bandhan a sister ties a rakhi sacred thread on her brother wrist with a prayer for his prosperity and happiness. This symbolizes the sister love. The brother gives her a token gift and a promise to protect her.
Raksha Bandhan is primarily observed on the Indian subcontinent. It is also celebrated by some Jains and Sikhs and by Hindu communities in other parts of the world. Among the Jains Jain priests give threads to devotees. Raksha Bandhan has been an important tradition in the history of Sikhism as well sometimes referred to as Rakhardi or Rakhari. In Nepal the festival is called Janai Purnima or Rishitarpani involving a sacred thread ceremony one observed by Hindus and Newar Buddhist communities.