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Wealth of Delhi’s top 10 billionaires matches one-third of capital’s GDP

DNMUM423902 | 10/11/2018 | Author : Dipu Rai | WC :417 | Business & Economy

New Delhi: The collective wealth of the 10 richest people in Delhi — a list lead by software businessmen Shiv Nadar — is equal to one third of the capital’s economy.
Barclays Hurun India Rich List 2018, released on Tuesday, found that the top 10 Richie Riches of New Delhi have a combined wealth Rs 2.30 lakh crore. Delhi’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) stands at Rs 6.86 lakh crore. Out of a population of 2.5 crore, 163 Delhiites made it to the list, their total wealth amounting to Rs 6.78 lakh crore.
Of the top 10 billionaires, six come from only two corporate families — the Nadars of HCL and the Mittals of Bharti Airtel. Software businessman Shiv Nadar, with a fortune of Rs 37,400 crore, tops the list and is followed by Vikram Lal
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