Zomato owner’s fake reply goes viral? What did he actually say?

In his tweet, Deepinder Goyal clearly wrote- ‘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.

In his statement, we can clearly see that, he did not mention Hindu or Muslim anywhere. His statement was distorted and presented wrongly.

Written by August 7, 2019 17:29

News which went viral-

In an age of social media, any news can go viral in just few minutes. Recently, a controversy related to Zomato went viral on social media. The controversy was regarding statement of Zomato owner. According to the statement which went viral, it read, ‘The owner of Zomato said – the company doesn’t need Hindu customers’.

What was the reaction on social media?

Zomato owner’s viral statement set off flurry of reactions on social media. This post was frantically shared, with many hurling brickbats at him.

What is the controversy and fact?

Recently, Amit Shukla, a resident of Jabalpur, ordered food using the Zomato food app. After, ordering food, he came to know that delivery boy was Muslim, so he tried to contact Zomato regarding the issue of delivery boy’s religion. He cancelled the order and asked for the refund of the amount that he paid for the order.

Amit shared this incident on Twitter, on which Zomato replied that ‘Food doesn’t have a religion. It is a religion’. Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal also tweeted regarding the issue.

In his tweet, Deepinder Goyal clearly wrote- ‘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.

In his statement, we can clearly see that, he did not mention Hindu or Muslim anywhere. His statement was distorted and presented wrongly.

Conclusion – FACT or RUMOUR?

This viral post is not true, statement of Zomata’s owner has been distorted.