Today, 29th July, marks the 116th Birth Anniversary of the pioneer, founder and the guru of the TATA INDUSTRIES, Shri Jehangir Ratanji Dababhoy Tata, better known as Shri JRD TATA. Sir Tata was born on July 29th, 1904.
On this occasion, Shri Ratan Tata took to twitter to share two throwback photos remembering the man he considers his role model. He is the recipient of two of India's highest civilian awards - the Padma Vibhushan and the Bharat Ratna - JRD Tata is remembered not only as a great industrialist but as the the man who kickstarted business in Indian.
According to the Tata Group, as an adolescent, JRD Tata "loved France and flying more than anything else". Sir is known as the Father of Indian Aviation for his pioneering role in civil aviation in the subcontinent with the launch of Tata Airlines in 1932.
Co incidentally, it is on his Birth Anniversary that the Rafael planes have landed in India today at the Ambala air base.
We remember the great man he was and pay him homage on his 116th birth anniversary today.