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Pune hotelier Ajay Chordia found dead, suicide suspected

Hotelier Ajay Choradia, second eldest son of businessman Ishwardas Chordia, was found dead in Hotel Double Tree By Hilton on Monday afternoon.


Ajay was the chairman of Panchshil Hotels Private Limited which owns business hotel Double Tree By Hilton in Chinchwad town near Pune. Initial investigation reports suggest Ajay (48) hanged himself from the fire extinguisher pipe in his office within the hotel premises.

Ajay is survived by his parents, wife, two children, and brothers. His elder brother Atul and younger brother Sagar look after the Group's real estate business Panchshil Realty including high end residential buildings, premium office space and hospitality including two hotels (Courtyard By Marriott and JW Marriott) which are under the management of the Marriott chain of hotels.