Remembering a gentleman
Indian Merchant's Chamber organised a Condolence Meeting at IMC to pay tributes to Viren J. Shah, Trustee and Past President of IMC and former Governor of West Bengal who passed away on March 9, 2013.
“There are times in our life where we are confused how to remember someone who’s not with us anymore. But with Virenbhai, it was always a celebration of life.
In all his associations as a leading industrialist, politician or as a social worker, he was full of energy and spread positivity throughout his life,” recalled Niranjan Hiranandani, President, IMC.
“A person who contributed so much in so many fields, I am lucky that I knew him closely,” said Praful Patel, Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. Uday Kotak, Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd., Jerry Rao, Executive Chairman, Value and Budget Housing Corporation, Piyush Goyal, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Niraj Bajaj, Trustee & Past President, IMC, and Chairman & Managing Director, Mukand Ltd. also paid their tribute to him.
On behalf of his family, his son Rajesh Shah thanked the speakers and the audience for remembering his father.