BharatPe CEO Ashner Grover finally talks about sacking rumours


Ashneer Grover has become a popular face on social media platforms. Notably, after her appearance as a panelist on Shark Tank India. Another incident that brought him into limelight was a call recording with an employee of Kotak Mahindra Bank. Now, there are rumors that Ashneer Grover may be removed from the post of CEO of BharatPe.

Grover has opened up about the new rumor and has even expressed his concern about the case going “out of proportion”. in one Interview With ET Tech, Grover faced a question about the sacking rumours.

To no one’s surprise, Ashneer Grover didn’t answer yes or no to this question. He claimed that he is not afraid of being fired or anything. He claimed that he would not waste time in politics.

In the interview, Ashneer Grover said, “No matter what happens, no one can take it away from me that I have built BharatPe from scratch in record time. If I do not have the same degree of freedom, I will be a shareholder and a Equally happy to be the founder.”

He also said, “I’m a builder and I like to put my energy into building something. I think whatever happens in the future will be driven by only one thing- whether I have the freedom to build it.” degree, and is it enough to consider creation. Neither I have that much clarity nor can anyone give you clarity about the future. I will be there wherever value creation happens.”

ongoing investigation

Grover also spoke about the ongoing investigation within BharatPe regarding the entire controversy. Grover claimed that the board is generally not involved in issues relating to an individual. However, he claimed that “his issue has been made huge in the media as part of a conspiracy”. He suggested that the board was forced to respond.

Nykaa IPO Financing Issue

While talking about the call with the Kotak Mahindra Bank employee, Grover clarified that he is not seeking damages from the bank for the Nykaa IPO financing issue. However, it is still unclear whether Kotak Mahindra is still taking legal action against Grover for misbehaving with its employee.


BharatPe CEO Ashner Grover finally spoke about the sacking rumors for the first time on BGR India.

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