Subrata Roy's Sahara Group: 6 humongous numbers

FE Online Posted online: Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 0000 hrs
Flamboyant Sahara group chief Subrata Roy, who calls himself 'Managing Worker' of his business empire, was brought down by an innocuous-looking complaint by 'Roshan Lal' four years and four months ago. Numbers involved as mammoth:

* Sahara group claimed to have raised total funds to the tune of Rs 2,25,000 crore since inception in 1978

* Sahara group claims to have a net worth of Rs 68,174 crore

* Sahara group assets worth over Rs 152,518 crore

* Sahara Group collected over Rs 24,000 crore from three crore individuals,

* Sahara sent 127 trucks containing 31,669 cartons full of over three crore application forms and two crore redemption vouchers to Sebi office causing huge traffic jam

* SAT upheld Sebi orders to Sahara to refund Rs 25,781 crore to over three crore investors.