Ahmedabad, 22nd October 2023: The executive director of the ‘Wagh Bakri Tea Group,’ Parag Desai, has passed away at the age of 49. He took his last breath after being critically injured due to a sudden attack by stray dogs while on his morning walk. The brutal dog attacks left him severely wounded, leading to his tragic demise. His unexpected demise has cast a shadow of grief over the business world, with his family also deeply affected.
As per the reports on 15th October while on his morning walk, Parag Desai was attacked by stray dogs on the street. In his efforts to fend off the aggressive dogs, he stumbled and fell right in his path. The injuries sustained during the dog attack resulted in severe brain damage.
Security personnel immediately provided the family with information and rushed him to a hospital. Desai was initially treated at the Shalby Hospital. However, due to the lack of significant improvement in his condition, he was transferred to Zydus Hospital. He remained on a ventilator for seven days. Sadly, on Sunday, October 22, in the early hours, he breathed his last at a specialized hospital in Ahmedabad. Desai’s last rites were performed on Monday.
Parag Desai, the son of Rass Desai, was the managing director of the Wagh Bakri Tea Group. He was responsible for the company’s sales, distribution, and export divisions. The company boasts a turnover of over two thousand crores. He initiated his career with zeal in 1995. However, unforeseen circumstances have tragically cut short his promising life.