Mukesh Ambani replaces Gautam Adani to become India’s richest man

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani has replaced Gautam Adani, chairman of the Adani Group,

to become Asia and India’s richest man owing to a surge in the stock prices of RIL

According to Forbes Real-time billionaire list, Ambani has bagged the sixth position

with a 6.21% increase of $6.1 billion taking the overall net worth to $104.3 billion

Meanwhile Adani’s net worth grew by 0.66% to $99.9 billion taking him to the ninth position

as per the Bloomberg Billionaire's Index consisting the daily ranking of the world’s richest people

Ambani- with a total net worth of $99.7 billion- has pushed Adani (with net worth of $98.7 billion) to second position

Adani had been enjoying the first position for the past few months due to accelerated stock prices of the Adani group

Ambani has been focusing on businesses concerning tech innovations and transformations.