India: BharatPe’s MD Ashneer Grover goes on voluntary leave till March-end

Ashneer Grover. Photo: Mint

BharatPe co-founder and managing director Ashneer Grover has taken a voluntary leave till March end, following the controversy over the use of abusive language against a staff of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

“Ashneer Grover, our co-founder and MD, has today informed the Board of his decision to take a voluntary leave of absence from BharatPe till March-end. Ashneer has co-built BharatPe from scratch, and his decision is consistent with his passionate commitment to the future success of the company,” per the company statement on Wednesday.

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