Does a person's zodiac sign have something to do with him/her entering the India's rich list?
While the question has no concrete answer, as per IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2022, people born under Cancer sign had a great year, almost doubling their wealth, followed by Geminis, Taurus and Pisces .
"Overall Virgos and Scorpios led the way, with the highest number of entries on this year's list, followed by Aries. Over a period of five years, Cancer rich listers created the most wealth, followed by Sagittarius and Aries," IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List notes.
An astrologer and a head hunter had told IANS that there are some industrialists who check the horoscopes of their top management personnel while hiring. This is done to check the applicant's compatability with the industrialist!
As per the list, Adani group promoter Gautam Adani has surged ahead to the top spot beating Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries with wealth more than doubling (116 per cent) in the last year.
Adani is ahead of the second-ranking Ambani by more than Rs 3,00,000 crore. Vaccine maker Cyrus S. Poonawalla and family also moved up three ranks after their wealth increased by 25 per cent year-on-year.
Three families, Shiv Nadar and family, S.P. Hinduja and family and L.N. Mittal and family, have reported a decline in wealth, but still find a place in the top ten.
Four individuals still make the India Top 10 after ten years, led by Mukesh Ambani and followed by L,N, Mittal, Dilip Shanghvi and Shiv Nadar.