Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal To Take Paternity Leave, Anushka Sharma & Others Praise Him

Dads taking paternity leaves to take care of their newborn baby is still a new concept, especially in India. In fact, several companies don’t even give enough maternity leaves to new moms. But after people like Virat Kohli and Saif Ali Khan took a paternity break, it sparked a debate around it.

Now, soon-to-be dad, Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s Indian-American CEO announced that he will be taking paternity leave to take care of his second child with his wife Vineeta.

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The 37-years-old CEO informed his colleagues that he will be going to take “a few weeks” of parental leave but will be in touch with the leadership team, reported the Times Of India.

His decision was met with a lot of praise. People also opined that taking paternity leaves should be normalised.

And among the many people who lauded his step to balance his work and family, was Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma.

Taking to Instagram stories, she shared a screengrab of this great news and wrote, “About time this is normalised”.

Even we think it’s a step in the right direction and Parag is definitely leading by example.

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