Zomato’s response to man objecting to ‘non-Hindu’ rider goes viral, Omar Abdullah joins in

Food delivery app Zomato is winning accolades for not entertaining a customer who tried to have an order cancelled as the delivery rider belonged to a different religion. A user on Tuesday evening posted on Twitter, Just cancelled an order on @ZomatoIN they allocated a non hindu rider for my food they said they cant change rider and cant refund on cancellation I said you cant force me to take a delivery I dont want dont refund just cancel. The user stated that he had a problem with his order being delivered by a non-Hindu rider. He also demanded that the company cancel his order, but claimed that he was being levied a cancellation charge. On Wednesday, Zomato responded to the users tweet saying that food is a religion. Food doesn It is a religion, the company posted on their official Twitter handle. Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal also took to the micro-blogging site to clarify the companys official stand in such cases. We are proud of the idea of India – and the diversity of our esteemed customers and partners. We aren We are proud of the idea of India – and the diversity of our esteemed customers and partners. We aren ???????? Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah also lauded the company for taking a stand. Respect. I love your app. Thank you for giving me a reason to admire the company behind it, tweeted Abdullah. Respect. I love your app. Thank you for giving me a reason to admire the company behind it.