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Ashneer Grover directed by court to take down BharatPe ‘petty people’ tweet in 48 hours

Delhi News: Take down tweets against BharatPe, SBI chairman in 48 hours: Court tells Ashneer Grover

former managing director of BharatPe - Ashneer Grover
former managing director of BharatPe – Ashneer Grover

The Delhi High Court directed former managing director of BharatPe Ashneer Grover to take down his tweet against the company within within 48 hours.

The court also told Ashneer Grover to delete his tweet in which he called Rajnish Kumar, a former SBI chief who is now the chairman of BharatPe board, “petty people”.

What Delhi High Court said in its order?

In its order, the court said that the entrepreneur Ashneer Grover cannot destroy BharatPe’s reputation and his tweet on SBI chairman was “completely avoidable.”

The order also directed publications, including the Economic Times and Inc42, to take down within 48 hours articles based on a letter written by Grover to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

What Ashneer Grover had tweeted?

The businessman had tweeted on March 12, SBI Chairmen seem to be petty people. And something very wrong at their core. I learnt it the hard way. So did SC. ;)”

Ashneer Grover’s letter to RBI on BharatPe

Earlier, Ashneer Grover wrote to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) asking the regulator to initiate an investigation into the shareholding of BharatPe. Addressing RBI governor Shaktikanta Das, Ashneer Grover said that BharatPe has deliberately “defrauded” the central bank by bringing back Bhavik Koladiya to the company who was convicted of a wire fraud in the US.

Also Read – Interesting facts about Ashneer Grover, the Indian Entrepreneur

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