Mangalore information media network
Mangalore, Oct 11: B. Ganapathi Pai, Chairman of Bharath group of companies (manufacturers of Bharath Beedi), passed away at his residence in Mangalore on Wednesday night. He was 77.
Pai was suffering from illness for some time. He breathed his last at around 11 p.m. on Wednesday.
He is survived by his wife Geetha Pai, two sons (Ananth and Anand), and daughters (Roopa and Rekha).
Bharath group companies include Bharath Beedi Works Pvt Ltd, Bharath Exports, Bharath Builders, Bharath Printers & Alaknanda Printers, Bharath Auto Cars, Bharath Mall, and Book Mark. Bharath group runs two educational institutions and a cultural centre in Karkala.