Om Prakash Jindal was born on August 7, 1930, in Nalwa village of Hisar district in Haryana.
Om Prakash’s father, Netram Jindal, was a landlord and a large-scale farmer. Given he was least interested in studies so as an 18-year-old he joined his elder brother in Calcutta, to explore more opportunities. Tatas were the leader during that time.
Tata’s had recently created another company, named as the Indian Tube Company Limited (ITC) to focus on the growing business of tubes. They used to sell rejected scrap material. Om Prakash and his brother began to buy the scrap…