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Food Doesn't Have A Religion: Zomato To User Who Refused Delivery From A Non-Hindu Rider

Food Doesn't Have A Religion: Zomato To User Who Refused Delivery From A Non-Hindu Rider

Every time those midnight hunger pangs hit us, Zomato is the first app that we run to. Because nothing can stand in between us and food. Am I right? Then why must people bring religion into the mix and turn something as beautiful as food into a religious debate? The reason why these questions are being posed is because of a series of tweets that began trending on Twitter this morning.

Twitter user, Amit Shukla began tweeting about how he didn't want his food delivered by a non-hindu rider and cancelled the order while sharing screenshots of his experience on the app on Twitter. Tweeple, in return, can't stop raving over Zomato's response to this man with a religious bias! The food delivery app responded that food doesn't have a religion and we couldn't agree more. Other users on Twitter have called out the man for being unsecular and here are all the reaction tweets that you must read!

The Tweets By The Man Who Cancelled His Order

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Zomato's Response Is Winning Hearts!

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Zomato's Founder Deepinder Goyal Also Commented On The Issue

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Twitter Users Are Applauding Zomato & Dissing The User

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In a country, which takes pride in its secularism, do you think people have a right to behave this way based on a religious bias? 

When asked about the same, Amit Shukla gave a leading news channel a statement saying,"The constitution gives religious freedom to everyone. The month of Saavan is on, so I requested to change the rider. I will not order anything from Zomato now on. It was my right to deny, I was paying for it. I ordered food and they sent a non-Hindu rider. I requested them to change the rider, they refused, so I asked them to cancel the order."

Props to Zomato though, for taking this issue seriously and calling out the user. This food delivery app has on various occasions made a conscious effort via it's Twitter account to make a statement that matters. In a recent series of tweets, Zomato encouraged its users to save water, making statements like "otherwise pani puri will just be puri" and "otherwise chai kaise banoge." The app even added a section which enabled its users to donate food to the flood-ridden areas like Assam and Bihar. This is what it means to socially conscious on social media!

Featured Image: Twitter, Bussiness Today

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