New Delhi, April 7: At a time when Government is contemplating to stop mobile application which provides taxi services, Ola cab has set a good example.
The cab provider recently snubbed a customer who had demanded a cab with Hindu driver. The man is being slammed on social media for making bigoted statement, posing risk to communal harmony of the country.
Reportedly, a request was made by Seelam Veerapa Naidu who is a physician by profession. He made a request on twitter as quoted by Newminutes, "Being a Hindu i usually prefer Driver of Hindu Faith Only , Particularly in Hyderabad.. pls Give us a chance to Choose a Driver" .
Within minutes, the Ola replied him saying "Sorry, we don't discriminate against our drivers on the basis of their religion."
@SVeerapaNaidu Sorry, we do not discriminate against our drivers on the basis of their religion.— Ola (@Olacabs) April 6, 2015
Later Naidu clarified by saying that why my statement is being read in wrong way. "Why Shld we see it as Discrimination instead of Customer Preference", tweeted Naidu after huge uproar.
@Olacabs Why Shld we see it as Discrimination instead of Customer Preference.— Seelam Veerapa Naidu (@SVeerapaNaidu) April 6, 2015
For making such offensive request, the man faced the wrath of Twitterati. Here are some of tweets where people have snubbed him.
Ola cabs I want a Hindu driver as it is #MyChoice ; the liberal paradox.— kartikeya (@b_kartikeya) April 7, 2015
Hi Ola Cabs please send me a blue car with Dalit driver ~ #Mayawati— आप चोर हैं (@AapChorHain) April 7, 2015