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Meet India's richest woman with $35.5 bn net worth

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Savitri tops list

As the matriarch of the Jindal family, Savitri Jindal tops the list with a net worth of $35.5 billion, making her the richest Indian woman.

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Her role and business

Savitri Jindal is the chairperson of the OP Jindal Group, established by her husband, the late OP Jindal, an industrialist and businessman from Haryana.

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What all does she hold?

She controls a conglomerate that operates listed companies such as JSW Steel, Jindal Steel & Power, JSW Energy, Jindal Saw, Jindal Stainless, and investment company JSW Holdings.

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When did she assume the role?

Following her husband’s demise in a helicopter crash in 2005, Savitri Jindal assumed the role of chairperson of the Jindal Group, steering its trajectory towards further success.

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Joined BJP recently

She officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the impending Lok Sabha elections in 2024, following her departure from the Congress party.

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Mukesh Ambani topped the list

Among Indians, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) CMD Mukesh Ambani topped the billionaires’ list with a total networth of $116 billion.

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Gautam Adani took 2nd spot

 Gautam Adani took the second spot i the billionaires’ list with a total networth of  $84 billion.

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