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Ola CEO urges young professionals to wear kurta in office, says 'unko kurte me aana chaiye'

Jaya Vishwakarma
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Ola CEO urges young professionals to wear kurta in office

Ride hailing giant Ola Chairman and Managing Director Bhavish Aggarwal, in a recent podcast with ANI, expressed his views on cultural matters, including his preference for wearing a kurta.

He said that young professionals in the tech sector should embrace kurtas as well. Aggarwal is also the founder of AI unicorn Krutrim.

“We can be more comfortable in our skin in a [kurta], quite literally, right? And our skin is our clothing kind of fashion sense that is too from India. And kurta is a very elegant dress in my view. So, I feel all Indians, especially the younger tech ones, unko kurte me aana chahiye (should come dressed in kurta),” Aggarwal said.


Netizens reaction

The video was shared by an X user named "GabbarSingh" on the evening of July 8 and has since garnered over 148,000 views. Many took to the comment section to share their thoughts on Aggarwal's opinion.

"I’ve seen @dvcoolster wear a kurta anywhere & everywhere, and he wears it with absolute grace!", a user wrote. 

"If hoodie can be cool, so can Kurta! Enough of only journalists and politicians wearing one. #MakeKurtaCoolAgain", another wrote.