Mr. Anandilalji B. Podar

Mr. Anandilal B. Podar Back

The Group Founder Anandilal Podar was an associate of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. He always conferred generous contribution for the sustenance of the freedom movement and endeavored for the upliftment of poor by initiating the mission Education of the Masses.

Mr. Podar in 1921 establishment Anandilal Education Society now called Anandilal Podar Trust. Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation was the first Chairman Trustee of the said Trust. A rare and unpresidential honor given to Podars. A life size statue of Anandilal Podar has been placed at his home town Nawalgargh and Mumbai by the citizens as a mark of respect towards him. During his Centenary year 1974, then President of India especially visited Bombay to pay homage to the memory of Mr. Podar. The Function was attended by over 10,000 people, including Governors of 5 different States, Chief Ministers and Businesspersons from all over the Country.

The good work of Mr. Anandilal Podar over the years has been carried out by his family. Three prominent roads in the city has been named after him by The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.