Ambani’s emergence as a leading figure in the corporate world has been cited as a remarkable example of the success of the spirit of entrepreneurship. He has played an important role in the country’s quest for economic growth.
—K.R. Narayanan , President
The country has lost an iconic proof of what an ordinary Indian fired by the spirit of enterprise and driven by determination, can achieve in his own lifetime.
—A.B. Vajpayee , PM
He was a remarkable achiever whose accomplishments are an ideal example for the future generation... The country progresses with collective efforts but individual achievements are also equally important.
—L.K. Advani , Deputy PM
We had all hoped that he would recover. Unfortunately, that was not to be.
—Sonia Gandhi , Cong chief
The nation has lost a visionary who made an unmatched contribution to the growth of the industry....Ambani’s life epitomises the spirit of entrepreneurship which in human history has created an enduring institution
—Jaswant Singh , FM
He put Indian industry on the international map with his and sharp mind.
—Vilasrao Deshmukh , Maharashtra Chief Minister
The nation has lost a legend and a spirited businessman who never gave up
— N Chandrababu Naidu , Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister
Indian business is poorer by the loss of its star performer
— R P Goenka
His boldness enabled him to overcome the hurdles posed by the licence and permit raj
— Rahul Bajaj
Dhirubhai built an empire that is rock solid. He will always remain an icon
— Kumar mangalam Birla
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