Businessman Gautam Adani has become the richest man in India and Asia. 

This is for the first time that Gautam Adani, chairman of Adani Group has replaced Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani as richest man in India and Asia. 

According to the reports, Adani’s net worth increased drastically since April 2020. 

In last 20 months, the net worth of Gautam Adani saw a spike of over 1808 percent. 

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Adani’s wealth has swelled up following the COVID-19 pandemic.  

While his total wealth stood at around 4.91 billion dollars in March 2020, his current net wealth is nearly 90 billion dollars. 

Adani Group operates a slew of companies including Adani Enterprises, Adani Green Energy, Adani Ports & SEZ, Adani Transmission, Adani Total Gas, and Adani Power, among others. 

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