Patanjali's Balkrishna Enters Forbes Rich List

Forbes pegged the combined net worth of India's 100 wealthiest at $381 billion this year - a rise of 10 per cent from $345 billion in 2015.
Patanjali\'s Balkrishna Enters Forbes Rich List
Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, retained the top spot in the Forbes magazine's list of India's 100 richest tycoons. His net worth was estimated at $22.7 billion.
Patanjali\'s Balkrishna Enters Forbes Rich List
Dilip Shanghvi of drug major Sun Pharma also retained his second position on the list, with a net worth of $16.9 billion. His wealth, however, went down by $1.1 billion due to a plunge in the share price of his group firm.
Patanjali\'s Balkrishna Enters Forbes Rich List
With an estimated net worth of $15.2 billion, the Hinduja family moved up to the third position on the annual Forbes list.
Patanjali\'s Balkrishna Enters Forbes Rich List
IT czar Azim Premji, who slipped one place on the list, was ranked fourth with a net worth of $15 billion.
Patanjali\'s Balkrishna Enters Forbes Rich List
Among new entrants in the wealthiest 100 list was yoga guru Ramdev's aide Balkrishna, co-founder of Patanjali Ayurved. Ranked 48th on the list, Balkrishna's net worth was pegged at $2.5 billion by the magazine.
Patanjali\'s Balkrishna Enters Forbes Rich List
On the other hand, e-commerce giant Flipkart's co-founders Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal made a surprise exit from the richest 100 club. They were ranked 86th in the previous year.

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