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Twitterati didn’t shy away from giving their honest opinion and with an overwhelming majority, chose the Jodhpuri suit as the top boss’s next boardroom look, beating worthy competitors like the Suit and Tie, ‘Jacket and Open-Necked Shirt’, and ‘Shirt and Bandi Jacket’.
And even as the group's consolidated net profit plunged 97 per cent year-on-year to Rs 68 crore for the quarter ended June 2020, the top boss was prepared to grin and bear it. The top boss didn’t disappoint his Twitter followers and obliged them by agreeing to don a Jodhpuri suit.
"Your verdict was overwhelmingly in favour of a Jodhpuri suit for today’s Annual Shareholder Meeting," wrote Mahindra in his tweet.
However, the chairman of the Mahindra group had some reservations and felt that given the weather, the suit will be a little ‘stuffy’ and ‘uncomfortable’, ‘especially if the meeting stretches on!’.
Your verdict was overwhelmingly in favour of a Jodhpuri suit for today’s Annual Shareholder Meeting. So I shall obe… https://t.co/UDwrzB9fQI— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) 1596775782000
Mahindra said that his father, who gave up wearing suit and tie early in his career, would have been pleased with the outcome of the poll. “His office/formal wear was always what he referred to as a ‘ Bandh-Gala’,” said the top boss.
But as this photo which I shared this past Father’s Day shows, my father favoured Jodhpuri suits.He gave up wearing… https://t.co/IG7PHWJAhD— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) 1596775786000
Twitterati couldn’t help but appreciate Mahindra for listening to his followers. This netizen advised Mahindra to accessorise the Jodhpuri suit with a gold/silver brooch.
@anandmahindra Also Sport "Mahindra logo as a Broach" in Gold or Silver on Band Gala Jodhpuri.— Maanoj Salkkar (@maanojsalkkar) 1596779523000
@anandmahindra After all it's indian traditional, jodhpuri, this is call inspiration of being Indian....— Brahma (@Brahma51052602) 1596776526000
@anandmahindra Wearing a tie is just aping the Brits. It does not suit our climate to begin with nor is it comforta… https://t.co/DE8DJAXnZQ— Sun Sherman (@SunSherman) 1596783635000
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