Win Chadha

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Win Chadha (born 1924, d. 2001) was one of the primary figures in the Rs 640 million Bofors scandal. An agent of Swedish arms manufacturer A B Bofors, Chadha was charged by the CBI in 1999 along with former defence secretary S K Bhatnagar, Kuala Lumpur-based Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, former Bofors chief Martin Ardbo and the company itself.[1][2]

Chadha was chargesheeted with receiving some of the Rs 640 million kickback in the Rs 14.37 billion deal signed in March 1986 by Rajiv Gandhi government for the supply of 410 155mm Howitzer field guns to India.[1][2]

He died of a cardiac arrest on 24 October 2001. He was suffering with diabetes, blood pressure and heart disease.[2]

Win's son Hersh W. Chadha is currently residing in the emirate of Dubai, UAE. Dr. Hersh W. Chadha as he likes to call himself is a so-called photographer with various memberships, e.g. ASPRS. He is very busy with modelling photography, which does not bring him any money in return.


  1. ^ a b "What the Bofors scandal is all about". IBN Live. Archived from the original on 16 Sep 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Bofors case accused Win Chadha dead". October 24, 2001. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 

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