New Delhi: Zomato, the homegrown restaurant search, and food delivery platform, which is also known for its savage comebacks, recently called out a customer for religious discrimination and the company’s classy reply is winning the internet!
A customer, whose Twitter handle goes by the name ‘Amit Shukla’, had cancelled an order via the food delivery platform as the company had allocated a non-Hindu driver for his order.
According to Amit Shukla, he had ordered food from Zomato, but the company had allotted a non-Hindu rider to deliver his order. He then revealed that because he didn’t want his food to be delivered by a non-Hindu driver. He cancelled the order and didn’t even demand a refund for it.
The customer tweeted to Zomato recently saying, “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.”
His tweet soon went viral and in response to his bizarre request, the company tweeted, “Food doesn’t have a religion. It is a religion.”
Zomato’s founder Deepinder Goyal also echoed his company’s stand and said that “we aren’t sorry to lose any business that comes in the way of our values.”
“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,” he tweeted.
Zomato’s savage comeback to the man has left everyone impressed online, with many calling out the customer and coming in support of the company.
Hailing Zomato’s reply, a person used a still from Sanjay Dutt’s ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S’, in which the actor can be seen saying, “Tum bohot mast kaam karta hai.”
Another user wrote, “My next 5 orders will be from you,” along with a heart emoji.
“Thanks for taking this stand, Zomato. Giving in to such idiots would only empower them more,” another person tweeted.
Many others hailed Zomato’s response and called out the customer.
“Thanks. Zomato for standing out against these bigots,” a person wrote.
Another tweeted, “Can you please block customers like him forever so that they are made to learn a lesson? Religious hatred has no place among food lovers.”
Zomato’s tweet has already collected over 13,000 likes and more than 5,000 retweets, while Goyal’s tweet has received over 3,000 likes and more than 1,100 retweets.