Ashneer Grover Reacts To Case Over His Indore Cleanliness Comment


On Indore’s high rank in cleanliness survey, Ashneer Grover mentioned the tag has been ‘purchased’.

Entrepreneur Ashneer Grover has posted a strong-worded tweet in response to a defamation case filed towards him for his feedback on Indore’s high rank within the Centre’s cleanliness survey. He reacted to the row by saying ”Sorry to Indore” however including that he was ”not sorry to any politician”.

Notably, a non-cognisable offence data report was registered towards him on Monday after a video confirmed him commenting on Indore’s high rank within the Centre’s cleanliness survey and purportedly claiming it had been “purchased”. The town has remained on high within the Centre’s Swachh Sarvekshan for six consecutive years.

”Sorry. Not Sorry. Sorry to Indore. You’ve got acquired nice individuals and a metropolis. However politicians in every single place have gotten no chill. Pointless politics being made out of a press release made in jest in a playful dialog on Bhopal vs. Indore. The place the viewers had enjoyable – no offence was meant. None taken by anybody. Nobody getting offended now was even current within the room,” Mr Grover wrote on X.

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He additional mentioned that he does not care about an FIR, commenting that he wasn’t ”a pushover” and ”will not be bullied”.

He added, ”Not Sorry to any politician. Ever. Nobody. Any social gathering. Fireplace an FIR. File a case. It does not matter – I’m not a pushover – will not be bullied. Do not make a problem the place there’s none. It is likely to be an election 12 months – however persons are sensible. Indori individuals – tremendous sensible. I will come to Indore after I want, as many instances I want…’.

He concluded by saying that Bhopal is his favorite, and in addition referred to as it ”India’s finest metropolis.”

In an occasion in Indore, Mr Grover was heard within the video saying, “See, there’s a idea – taking part in to the gallery, that’s, wherever you go, reward it saying I’ve by no means seen such a pleasant metropolis. Now the issue with me is that for three-four years I’ve heard that Indore is the cleanest metropolis…you’ve gotten purchased the survey. It is a easy factor.”

Mr Grover, nonetheless, instantly clarified he was not saying there was filth in Indore, and that he meant a number of building works are occurring within the metropolis. Indore’s Mayor Pushyamitra Bhargava referred to as his assertion ”an insult to the laborious work of town’s individuals and sanitation employees for cleanliness.”

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