Cab Mein Charcha: ‘Roti-Kapda-Makaan Matter, Not Religion’
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A while back, one Amit Shukla tweeted on why he’d cancelled a food delivery by a Zomato delivery person. This one tweet triggered a barrage of tweets, led by Zomato itself. And then, yet another social media war began. Everyone was suddenly arguing if food and one’s food habit should be linked to religion and religious practices.
So, as part of The Quint’s ‘Cab Mein Charcha’ series, here’s RJ Stutee Ghosh talking to cabbies in Delhi to get a sense of what they think – does religion matter to them and does it come in the way of their profession?
Here’s a response she got from one of the cabbies — which could probably be a sound advice for some:
The cabbies agreed that they have cancelled rides for various reasons: narrow streets, review of the rider, crowded localities, etc. But religion, they said, was never a reason for cancelling a ride.
Most cabbies were of the opinion that religion should bring us all together instead of dividing us.
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