A tribute to Om Prakash Jindal, fondly remembered as Bauji, on his 87th birth anniversary. O P Jindal (7 August 1930 – 31 March 2005) was born in Hisar, Haryana.
Born in a farmer’s family, he turned out to be visionary and a renowned industrialist. A successful politician and passionate leader, he will always be remembered for his fructified vision towards achievement across all facets of life. He established a successful business enterprise Jindal Steel and Power under the flagship of the Jindal Organization, of which he was the chairman.
Bauji was appointed Minister of Power in the Government of Haryana. He won the Hisar Legislative Assembly seat of Haryana three times consecutively. He was also a Member of the Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution from 1996 to 1997. He was elected to the Haryana Vidhan Sabha (the Haryana state government) in February 2005 and was the Minister of Power in the Government of Haryana at the time of his death. He was the Chairman of the N.C. Jindal Charitable Trust; Patron and Trustee of Agroha Vikas Trust and Agroha Medical College.