Benu Gopal Bangur

About Benu Gopal Bangur

Birth Year: 1931
Birth Place: Kolkata, India, India
Residence: Kolkata, India
Alma mater: Calcutta University
Occupation: Chairman, Shree Cement
Known for: Heir, member of Bangur family
Spouse(s): widowed
Children: 2, including Hari Mohan Bangur (son)
Parent(s): Mugnee Ram Bangur

Benu Gopal Bangur

Benu Gopal Bangur was born on 1931 in Kolkata, India, India. Cement czar Benu Gopal Bangur gets his wealth from a 65% stake in Shree Cement, one of India's most cost-efficient cement producers. Shree, which was started in 1979 in Jaipur, sells branded cement under the names of Shree Ultra Jung Rodhak, Bangur Cement and Rockstrong. Bangur hails from a storied business clan in Kolkata and got control of Shree Cement in the 1990s after a family split. Today the company is run by his son Hari Mohan Bangur and grandson Prashant.
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Bangur was born in a 1931 in a Marwari Business family in Kolkata. His family basically belongs to Didwana, Rajasthan. Bangur was educated at Calcutta University.


Bangur is widowed with two children and lives in Kolkata. His son, Hari Mohan Bangur, has been running Shree Cement since 1990.


Mungee Ram Bangur, a Calcutta stockbroker, and his brother Ram Coowar Bangur, started the Bangur Business empire in the late 19th century. In 1991, the Business was split into five groups, between Balbhadra Das Bangur, Niwas Bangur, Kumar Bangur and Benu Gopal Bangur (all grandsons of Mungee Ram) and Laxmi Niwas Bangur (grandson of Ram Coowar).


According to Forbes, Bangur has a net worth of $4.1 billion, as of January 2015.

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