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Mukesh Ambani, L.N. Mittal Head Forbes India Rich List

Sept. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Following is a table ranking India’s 40 richest individuals from Forbes Asia. Their aggregate wealth increased to $243 billion, from last year’s $229 billion.

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    Name                   Wealth  Name                   Wealth
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Total Wealth              $243.04                        $229.16
-------------- 2010 -----------    ------------ 2009 -----------
 1. Mukesh Ambani          $27.00  Mukesh Ambani          $32.00
 2. Lakshmi Mittal         $26.10  Lakshmi Mittal         $30.00
 3. Azim Premji            $17.60  Anil Ambani            $17.50
 4. Shashi & Ravi Ruia     $15.00  Azim Premji            $14.90
 5. Savitri Jindal         $14.40  Shashi & Ravi Ruia     $13.60
 6. Anil Ambani            $13.30  Kushal Pal Singh       $13.50
 7. Gautam Adani           $10.70  Savitri Jindal         $12.00
 8. Kushal Pal Singh        $9.20  Sunil Mittal            $8.20
 9. Sunil Mittal            $8.60  Kumar Birla             $7.80
10. Kumar Birla             $8.50  Gautam Adani            $6.40
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    Name                   Wealth  Name                   Wealth
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-------------- 2010 -----------    ------------ 2009 -----------
11. Adi Godrej              $7.50  Anil Agarwal            $6.30
12. Pallonji Mistry         $6.90  Adi Godrej              $5.40
13. Anil Agarwal            $5.50  G.M. Rao                $4.30
14. Dilip Shanghvi          $5.20  Dilip Shanghvi          $4.10
15. Shiv Nadar              $4.70  Shiv Nadar              $3.70
16. Malvinder &             $4.20  Uday Kotak              $3.30
    Shivinder Singh
17. Kalanithi Maran         $4.00  Malvinder &             $3.00
                                   Shivinder Singh
18. G.M. Rao                $3.50  Subhash Chandra         $2.70
19. Uday Kotak              $3.40  Indu Jain               $2.40
20. Anand Burman            $3.20  Kalanithi Maran         $2.30
21. Indu Jain               $3.10  Anand Burman            $2.25
22. Rahul Bajaj             $3.00  Brijmohan Lall Munjal   $2.20
23. Subhash Chandra         $2.90  Sudhir & Samir Mehta    $2.02
24. Micky Jagtiani          $2.80  Cyrus Poonawalla        $2.00
25. Venugopal Dhoot         $2.65  Ramesh Chandra          $1.95
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    Name                   Wealth  Name                   Wealth
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-------------- 2010 -----------    ------------ 2009 -----------
26. Rajan Raheja            $2.60  Micky Jagtiani          $1.90
27. Sudhir & Samir Mehta    $2.50  Yusuf Hamied            $1.89
28. Gautam Thapar           $2.40  Pravin Kumar Tayal      $1.88
29. Madhusudan Rao          $2.30  Jaiprakash Gaur         $1.87
30. Pankaj Patel            $2.05  Rajan Raheja            $1.85
31. Cyrus Poonawalla        $2.00  Venugopal Dhoot         $1.80
32. Yusuf Hamied            $1.95  Rahul Bajaj             $1.75
33. N.R. Narayana Murthy    $1.90  Tulsi Tanti             $1.70
34. Ramesh Chandra          $1.86  L. Madhusudan Rao       $1.67
35. Desh Bandhu Gupta       $1.85  Baba Kalyani            $1.63
36. Chandru Raheja          $1.80  Rakesh Wadhawan         $1.60
37. Ajay Piramal            $1.75  Chandru Raheja          $1.55
38. Baba Kalyani            $1.72  N.R. Narayana Murthy    $1.50
39. Brijmohan Lall Munjal   $1.71  Gautam Thapar           $1.40
40. Niranjan Hiranandani    $1.70  Rama Prasad Goenka      $1.35
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Methodology: Ranking has been broadened to include family fortunes.
Net worths are calculated using Sept. 9, 2010 market prices and exchange
rates. Privately held companies are valued by comparing them to similar
publicly traded companies.

SOURCE: Forbes Asia

To contact the reporter on this story: Manish Modi in New Delhi at mmodi6@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net.

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