Rahul Bajaj was born in 10 June 1938 is an Indian businessman, politician and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Indian conglomerate Bajaj Group and the member of parliament. Bajaj comes from the business house started by a Rajasthani Marwadi businessman Jamnalal Bajaj.
Rahul Bajaj is an alumnus of Harvard Business School in USA, St. Stephen's College, Delhi, Government Law College, Mumbai. . Rahul Bajaj created one of India's best companies in the difficult days of the licence-permit raj. He took over the reins of Bajaj Group in 1965. Under his stewardship, the turnover of the Bajaj Auto the flagship company has risen from Rs.72 million to Rs.46.16 billion. In 1980s Bajaj Auto was top scooter producer in India and its Chetak brand had a 10-year waiting period.
He was awarded the third highest civilian award Padma Bhushan in 2001.