The Madhya Pradesh police have reportedly taken action against the Jabalpur man who had cancelled his order because he was being provided with a Muslim rider.
According to CNN News18, the police had asked the culprit- Amit Shukla for a written undertaking from the man that he would not spread 'religious hatred'.
Even though no formal case has been filed yet, the police said that it had taken suo moto notice of Shukla's Twitter post.
Speaking to News18, Jabalpur SP, Amit Singh said:
We have issued a notice and it will be served to Amit Shukla. He'll be warned if he tweets anything which is against ideals of Constitution. Action will be taken; he is on surveillance.
Zomato had meanwhile, condemned the post and said that 'Food has no religion. It is a religion'.
Later, founder of the company, Deepinder Goyal also tweeted about the matter.
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.
The matter has since become a talking point on all social media websites.