Former Tata Sons chairman and businessman Cyrus Mistry has died in a car accident. His car met with an accident in Palghar near Mumbai. Mistry and four others were on their way towards Palghar when their car met with an accident. The director of his company has confirmed his death.
Giving information about the accident, a police officer said that Cyrus Mistry’s car rammed into a divider in Palghar district of Maharashtra. The official said that Mistry was going from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in a Mercedes car. The accident happened around 3.15 pm, when Mistry was on his way from Ahmedabad to Mumbai, the official said. The accident happened on the bridge over the Surya river.
Jahangir Dinshaw Pandol, Anahita Pandol, Darius Pandol were in the car with Cyrus Mistry. Of these, Mistry and Jehangir Pandol have passed away. The remaining two people have been admitted to the hospital.
54-year-old Cyrus Mistry was the son of Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry, one of the most successful and powerful businessmen of Indian origin. Mistry was born in Ireland. He studied at London Business School. Cyrus started working in the family’s Pallonji Group in 1991.
In 2006, Pallonji Mistry’s youngest son Cyrus Mistry joined Tata Sons. After this, in December 2012, Ratan Tata was replaced as the chairman of Tata Sons. He was suddenly removed from the post in 2016, 4 years after he was made the chairman of Tata Sons.