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Mohan Singh Oberoi

Deceased Person from India

Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi (15 August 1898—3 May 2002) was a renowned Indian hotelier, widely regarded as the father of 20th century India's hotel business, was the founder and Chairman of Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, India's second-largest hotel company, with 35 luxury hotels in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Egypt, Australia and Hungary . A centenarian, he is acknowledged for putting the Indian hoteliering on the global map by successfully establishing noted hotel brands like Oberoi and Trident worldwide . he was revered in his later years as a far-ranging visionary who provided a modern structural model for South Asia's tourism and hospitality services industry . He was awarded the one of India's highest civilian awards the Padma Bhushan in 2001. M S Oberoi was born in Bhaun, a minor village of Jhelum District (now Chakwal District), Punjab. During the partition of India, Punjab was divided between Pakistan and India, Bhaun became part of Pakistan. When he was six months old, his father, a contractor in Peshawar, died, leaving his mother with few resources. After attending schools in his village and nearby Rawalpindi, he passed the Intermediate College Examination in Lahore, but was  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Rai Bahadur M.S. Oberoi,Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi
Date of birth
1900
Place of birth
Bhaun
Nationality
India
Children
P.R.S. Oberoi
Profession
Politician, Entrepreneur, Businessperson

Death

Date of death
2002

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