Bothra Group of India is as old as almost 50 years. The Group was founded by Late. Mr. R K Bothra. The initial activity of the Group being just Textile Trading, which had then started its own manufacturing unit in Calcutta. In 1975, there was a sudden diversification into the Group activities and there came into the picture - Auto Financing. Mr. Bijay Bothra S/o Mr. R K Bothra is now the Managing Director cum CEO of the Group Operations in India. He joined the group activities in the year 1978 and since then the Auto Financing had found a strong footing with the group. By 1980, the Group was full fledged in to the Auto Financing and there was no scope of looking back but rapid growth.
In the year 1995, our Flagship Company M/s Classic Leasing & Finance Ltd. came out with a Public issue and the company was widely accepted by Indian public. The issue was oversubscribed and the shares of the company are currently quoted with stock exchanges at smart Rs. 33/-.
Without having any Dealership of Maruti Vehicles, we stood as one of the top most traders of Maruti vehicles with Financial assistance from 1990-95. During the period, we also shared business relationships with all the top Manufacturers like TELCO, Hindustan Motors Ltd., Maruti Udyog Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Swaraj Mazda Ltd., etc.
In the year 1997, there was yet another diversification and the group apart from financing the vehicles, now started representing various automobile giants as their Authorized dealers. Ford India Ltd. and Piaggio Greaves Vehicles Ltd. awarded us as their Authorized dealers for Sales and After Sales Service in 1997 and in the year 1998, came along the dealerships of Daewoo Motors India Ltd. and Swaraj Mazda Ltd.