Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday expressed grief over the death of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Vice Chairperson Vikram Kirloskar and said the latter contributed to nation building.
In a tweet, Kharge wrote, “Extremely saddened by the passing away of the Vice Chairperson of Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Shri Vikram Kirloskar.
“One of the pioneers of India’s automotive industry and a man of vision, he contributed to nation building. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends,” he said.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor on Wednesday said Kirloskar has passed away at the age of 64.
“We are extremely saddened to inform you of the untimely demise of Mr Vikram S Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor on 29th November 2022,” the company said.
Kirloskar is survived by his wife Geetanjali Kirloskar and daughter Manasi Kirloskar.