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Narayana Murthy, Ankur Warikoo: Controversial comments by Indian businessmen

Oct 28, 2023

ET Online

Narayana Murthy sparks debate

The founder of Infosys, NR Narayana Murthy, recently made comments supporting a 70-hour work week for young people in India. These comments sparked an intense debate on social media.

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What he said

In a podcast, Murthy said India's work productivity was low. "My request is that our youngsters must say 'this is my country. I'd like to work 70 hours a week'," he said.

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Indian businessmen and controversies

Here are some other Indian CEOs and co-founders who made controversial comments

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Ashneer Grover

Former BharatPe CEO Ashneer Grover is known for his controversies. In a recent move, he was heard criticising Indore after it was awarded the cleanest city in India. This invited the police to file a report against him.

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Ankur Warikoo

“Bet his mom thinks “patla ho gaya hai" (his mum must be thinking he’s become slimmer)" - This is what Ankur Warikoo wrote on cricketer Prithvi Shaw's weight gain.

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Shantanu Deshpande

Bombay Shaving Company CEO Shantanu Deshpande wrote on LinkedIn that young people must work for 18 hours a day and stop doing "rona dhona".

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Peyush Bansal

Lenskart founder Peyush Bansal landed in a controversy after saying, “Ek advice hai, CA se durr raho” [a piece of advice, stay away from chartered accountants (CAs)]."

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