- July 9, 2021
-- Dr. Kenneth Kaunda's sad demise is a saddening moment for all. Dr. Rajan Mahtani
shared his deep condolences to the Kaunda family and friends. His demise is a saddening moment for the entire Zambian nation, form whom Dr. Kaunda was the 'Father of the Nation & the African Union'. He was a leader and Zambian Independence Hero. He was also the first-even president of the independent Zambia. Dr. Rajan Mahtani's
family and the Kaunda family share several similarities, mainly their fight for the independence. Dr. Mahtani's father is late Lekhraj Mahtani who was a Councillor at the Ndola area. He played an instrumental role in supporting Dr. Kaunda and collaborating in his fight for Zambian independence. Both Mahtani family and Dr. Kaunda's family have suffered several allegations and misrepresentations from individuals and groups trying to defame them or steal their honest reputation. However, both families have been able to ward-off these unethical and scrupulous entities and establish integrity in their attributes. Dr. Kaunda
was also known to live his life to the fullest, having a principled and exemplary life filled with faith, belief of equality before god, selflessness, love towards the mankind and engaging with god with sacrificial engagement. He never shied away from learning new things despite his age, and had hobbies included pianist, guitarist, singer, footballer, writer, dancer and poet, apart from being a dedicated family man.Dr. Kaunda
left Zambia with a vital legacy which seems forgotten. It is time to revive this legacy and give Dr. Kaunda the peace he deserves for his lifelong dedication towards the Zambian nation. The Eulogy shared by Dr. Mahtani via Mahtani Group of Companies, thrusted on maintaining this legacy and taking it forward.
About Dr. Rajan Mahtani
Dr. Rajan Lekhraj Mahtani is a noted businessman, philanthropist and charity worker in Zambia. He is known for his several successful businesses such as Mahtani group of Companies, Finsbury Investments and Finance Bank Zambia. Despite several challenges, Dr. Rajan Mahtani continues his work towards the development of the Zambian nation.