Kedarnath Agarwal, the chairman of Bikanerwala Company and Group, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023. He was fondly known as Kaka ji, and once he used to sell snacks and sweets on the streets.
Kedarnath Aggarwal died at the age of 86, and the era has come to an end, which has reinforced palates and won the hearts of the people. However, the MD of Bikanerwala, Shyam Sunder Agarwal, has expressed grief and paid tribute to him.
He said that Kakaji’s departure is not just a loss to Bikanerwala; it’s a void in the culinary landscape. His leadership and vision will forever guide their journey.
Kedarnath Aggarwal’s wife and children
Kedarnath Aggarwal was married to Naruti Devi, and they had six children. The eldest son was named Radhey Mohan, the middle one was named Navratan, and the younger one was named Ramesh. However, they had three daughters named Krishnakant, Manju, and Suman.
Kedarnath had four elder brothers and one sister. His father established the business and named his shop Bikaner Mithai Bhandar in Bikaner in 1905.
In the 1950s, Kedarnath Aggarwal moved from Bikaner to Delhi with his brother and family to earn a living. There he started selling sweets (Rasgulla) and savories (Bhujia Namkeen) in the famous paranthe wali gali in the streets of Chandni Chowk.
Sooner or later, his hard work pays off, and then he starts a shop named ‘Bikaner Namkeen Bhandar’ that offers snacks and namkeen. A few years later, Bikaner Namkeen Bhandar gained recognition and became popular as Bikanerwala.
In 1965, Kedarnath’s son, Shyam Sunder, joined the business. and he launched Bikano, a packaged food brand. A few years later, in 2000, the son of Shyam Sunder Agarwal, Manish Aggarwal, entered the family business.
However, at that time, Bikano was not working well, and the profit from it was very low. Manish helped his father expand Bikano, and now it offers a wide range of eatables like cookies, matthi, sweets, namkeens, papads, syrups, samosas, and many more.
Bikanerwala Net Worth 2023
Bikanervala was founded in the 1950s, 115 years ago. It is an Indian restaurant chain that originated in Delhi. Bikanerwala has an empire worth Rs. 1,300 crore in 2023.
Bikanervala is one of India’s largest chain restaurants and has more than 150 outlets in India and other countries. There are 42 outlets of Bikanerwala restaurants in Delhi, NCR.
It also has 12 outlets in the UAE and 7 in Nepal. It even has two outlets in the United States: in New Zealand and Singapore. Bikanerwala has also recently opened a new outlet in Qatar.
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