Zomato wrote “Food doesn’t have a religion, it is a religion”
The food delivery giant Zomato has won hearts on the Internet after they replied a heartwarming tweet on to a customer’s tweet. A customer wrote that he cancelled the order from Zomato because the delivery boy was non-Hindu. Zomato in reply wrote that “Food doesn’t have a religion, it is a religion”.
Food doesn’t have a religion. It is a religion. https://t.co/H8P5FlAw6y
— Zomato India (@ZomatoIN) July 31, 2019
Customer cancelled order because he couldn’t eat food from the hands of a non-Hindu in Sawan
The customer tweeted “Just cancelled an order on @ZomatoIN they allocated a non-Hindu rider for my food they said they can’t change rider and can’t refund on cancellation I said you can’t force me to take a delivery I don’t want don’t refund just cancel”.
Just cancelled an order on @ZomatoIN they allocated a non hindu rider for my food they said they can't change rider and can't refund on cancellation I said you can't force me to take a delivery I don't want don't refund just cancel
— पं अमित शुक्ल (@NaMo_SARKAAR) July 30, 2019
Earlier the customer also shared the screenshot of his conversation with Zomato Customer care. In the screenshot, it was written that the customer wants to cancel the order because he has been he can’t eat food delivered by a non- Hindu in Sawan.”
Zomato’s founder Deepinder Goyal clarified things in a tweet
Zomato’s founder Deepinder Goyal made his stand clear on the issue with a firm message. He tweeted “We are proud of the idea of India – and the diversity of our esteemed customers and partners. We aren’t sorry to lose any business that comes in the way of our values.”
Here are some of the interesting reactions we found on Twitter on the response of Zomato.
Pic 1: Food is a religion
Pic 2: That's how How we are following a religion, nearly 40% of the food produced in India is wasted or lost. And this cost India Rs. 1,00,000 crore every year. Food wastage in India is happening at every level.
— e^👁️🍿 (@simplyirfan) July 31, 2019
Zomato should change names of all their riders to Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan. By the time customers figure out his religion, the food will be delivered. Problem solved.
— babu bisleri (@PUNchayati_x5) July 31, 2019
If you ask me who I am, I will say I am an Indian, a son,a father, a businessman, a Hindu…my being Hindu is only one aspect of my identity. Yet world over, identity is being defined by narrow confines of religion at cost of all other identities.
It’s a dangerous trend!
— Harsh Goenka (@hvgoenka) July 31, 2019
— SamSays (@samjawed65) July 31, 2019
Mr. Amit, how is the Josh after a tight slap from Zomato?😂!
Dimag thikane aagaya?
— Chrys (@Chrys_It_Is) July 31, 2019
— Ramkumar D Thooyamani (@nilagirisaaral) July 31, 2019
1. If you're such a great 'Pandit' then why would you order food from a restaurant especially in the holy month of Saavan?
2. Do you know the religion of the person who cooked the food you ordered through Zomato?
3. Muslims are as much Indians as Hindus. We're equal.
— हर्षित तिवारी Harshit Tiwari (@kallgorr) July 31, 2019
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