|Pankaj Munjal garland the picture of OP Munjal during an event to mark founder's day of Hero Cycles in Ludhiana on Saturday|
Ludhiana, August 26, 2017 (Rajinder Ahuja): Hero Cycles, world’s largest bicycle manufacturer, today celebrated its Founders Day at its Hero Cycles premises on GT Road Ludhiana with grandeur and nostalgia.
The chief Guest of the event was Etanimura, Managing Director of Munjal Kiriu Industries Privet Limited. The event was also attended by other guests and bureaucrats of Punjab.
On the occasion, the entire Munjal family paid rich tribute to the company’s founder O P Munjal with love and respect. Various guests at the event garlanded the photo of O P Munjal and remembered his contribution in making the Hero Cycles what it is today. The third generation of the Munjal Family was present at the event.
Speaking at the event, Pankaj Munjal, Chairman and Managing Director, Hero Cycles, said, “Hero Cycles Founder O P Munjal had a vision which has been translated into success. From a humble start in 1956, Hero Cycles has come a long way and become the largest bicycle manufacturer in the world. And all credit goes to O P Munjal. We will continue to live and implement the vision he had and walk the path that he wanted us to walk and be continually guided by the core philosophy of our business which he had laid down.”
O P Munjal had started cycle parts trading and then parts manufacturing in Punjab about six decades ago. Today Hero Cycles today has a Global Design Centre in the UK and exports to many countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.