Ritesh Agarwal, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Softbank backed-OYO is doing the rounds as he recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his mother to invite him to his wedding.
The 29-year-old entrepreneur is all set to get married in March this year.
Mr Agarwal took to Instagram to share photos of himself, his mother and his fiancé at the Prime Minister's residence. In one of the pictures, the couple can also be seen touching the PM's feet to seek his blessings for a ''new beginning.'' In another, Mr Agarwal can be seen draping a shawl around the Prime Minister's shoulders.
Sharing the pictures he wrote, ''With the blessings of Pradhan Mantri @narendramodi ji, we are all set for a new beginning. Words cannot express the warmth with which he received us. My mother, who is inspired by his vision for women empowerment & Geet, from Express Uttar Pradesh, were heartened to meet him.
Thank you for sparing your valuable time & for your good wishes. Committed to enabling the growth of tourism and entrepreneurship in India across Rayagada, Gir, Ladakh, Rameswaram, Meghalaya and more!''
Ritesh is one of the youngest Billionaires of India who founded OYO in his teens.
OYO collaborates with owners of budget hotels to help connect them with tourists looking for cheap but clean accommodation that meets certain hygiene standards. With operating in more than 800 cities in 80 countries it is considered as one of the fastest-growing hotel chains in the world.