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Here is the list of 'Rich Indians in 2019'

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Mukesh Ambani richest Indian
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Mukesh Ambani richest Indian

For the 8th consecutive year, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries' has topped the list of richest Indians. According to the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List, Ambani secured the first rank with a net worth of Rs 3,80,700 crore.

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SP Hinduja secures 2nd spot, Premji at 3rd
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SP Hinduja secures 2nd spot, Premji at 3rd

London-based SP Hinduja & family retained the second rank in the list with assets worth Rs 1,86,500 crore, followed by Wipro founder Azim Premji at the third place with a wealth of Rs 1,17,100 crore.

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About IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List
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About IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List

According to the latest IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List, the number of Indians having a net worth of more than Rs 1,000 crore has grown to 953 this year from 831 in 2018; while, the number of billionaires in terms of US dollar has reduced to 138 from 141. "The combined wealth of top 25 in the list equates to 10 per cent of India's GDP and that of 953 accounts for 27 per cent," it said.

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Gautam Adani is placed 5th on the list
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Gautam Adani is placed 5th on the list

L N Mittal, chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, was the 4th richest with a wealth of Rs 1,07,300 crore and Gautam Adani was placed on the 5th position with a net worth of Rs 94,500 crore.

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Many others make it to the list
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Many others make it to the list

Others in the top 10 include Uday Kotak at the 6th place with a wealth of Rs 94,100 crore, Cyrus S Poonawalla at 7th position with Rs 88,800 crore assets, Cyrus Pallonji Mistry at 8th spot with a wealth of Rs 76,800 crore, Shapoor Pallonji at 9th position with a net worth of Rs 76,800 crore and Dilip Shanghvi at 10th slot with Rs 71,500-crore wealth.

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The graph
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The graph

Interestingly, while the cumulative wealth for this year shows an increase of 2 per cent compared to last year, the average wealth shows a decline of 11 per cent, IFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List said. As many as 344 individuals or more than a third of this year's list witnessed wealth reduction and another 112 could not meet the threshold of Rs 1,000 crore, it added.

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Wealthiest people under 40
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Wealthiest people under 40

With a net worth of Rs 7,500 crore, Ritesh Agarwal (25) of Oyo Rooms is the youngest self-made entrepreneur and the wealthiest under 40 years (age) is Divyank Turakhia (37) of Media.net.

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152 women make it to the list
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152 women make it to the list

Roshni Nadar (37) of HCL technologies is the richest woman followed by Smita V Crishna (68) of Godrej Group with a net worth of Rs 31,400 crore. With a net worth of Rs 18,500 crore, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw of Biocon retains the crown of the richest self-made woman in India.

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