Fund-raising receipts for the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi signed by Acharya Kriplani from 1949. It says “Gandhi Rashtriya Smarak Nidhi” in Hindi on one side, and “Gandhi Qaumi Yaadgar Fund” in Urdu on the obverse.
Aditya Vikram Birla (14 November 1943 – 1 October 1995) was an Indian industrialist. Born into one of the largest business families in India, he oversaw the diversification of his group into textiles, petrochemicals, and telecommunications. He was one of the first Indian industrialists to expand abroad, setting up plants in Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Egypt. His net worth was estimated at £250 million by 1995. His death at the age of 51 left his young son Kumar Mangalam Birla in charge of his group of companies.