Entrepreneur Ashneer Grover has posted a strong-worded tweet in response to a defamation case filed in opposition to 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 in opposition to 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 have bought nice individuals and a metropolis. However politicians all over the place have gotten no chill. Pointless politics being made out of an announcement 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.
See the tweet right here:
Sorry. Not Sorry !
Sorry to Indore. You have bought nice individuals and metropolis. However politicians all over the place have gotten no chill ! Pointless politics being made out of an announcement made in jest in a playful dialog on Bhopal vs Indore. The place the viewers had enjoyable – no offence was meant.… pic.twitter.com/OGxZMu4yV1
— Ashneer Grover (@Ashneer_Grover) September 11, 2023
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. Hearth 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 may be none. It may be an election yr – however persons are good. Indori individuals – tremendous good. I will come to Indore after I want, as many occasions I want…’.
He concluded by saying that Bhopal is his favorite, and in addition referred to as it ”India’s greatest 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, nevertheless, instantly clarified he was not saying there was filth in Indore, and that he meant a number of development works are happening within the metropolis. Indore’s Mayor Pushyamitra Bhargava referred to as his assertion ”an insult to the exhausting work of the town’s individuals and sanitation staff for cleanliness.”