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Man From UP Cancelled Ola Cab Because Driver Was Muslim, Tweet Goes Viral

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This man from UP booked an Ola Cab and later canceled it because of this reason. The driver was Muslim and so he canceled it. He tweeted about it on his 14,000 followers and here’s what happened. One tweet by this man known by the name, Abhishek Mishra flamed down a debate on Twitter through his bigotry tweet. The man who claims to be a member of Vishwa Hindu Parishad has over 14,000 followers on his account and is followed by some big political leaders like Nirmala Sitharaman and Dharmendra Pradhan.

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On 20th of April, he posted a screenshot of his OLA account along with a tweet that said that he canceled the ola cab as the driver was Muslim and he didn’t want to give any money to ‘Jihadi People’.  The screenshot shows the name of the driver as Masood Aslam.

When this tweet got noticed by people, they enraged at this discriminatory comment by Abhishek Mishra. People gave a mixed reaction, some asked Ola Cabs to ban the account of Abhishek Mishra. Where others say that this tweet in itself speaks thousands of words about this man whereas some other people straight away asked the CM of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath to take serious action against him.

 

Here’s How Twitter Reacted

1.  A Pun On The Situation

 

2. This Man Is Right!

 

3. People Are Questioning About Ministers Following Him

 

Ola’s Reply

When Ola got to be aware of this tweet and others they tweeted a rather simple way to handle this situation saying “Ola, like our country, is a secular platform, and we don’t discriminate our driver partners or customers basis their caste, religion, gender or creed. We urge all our customers and driver partners to treat each other with respect at all times.”

 

Mishra’s Replies

As the tweet went viral Abhishek Mishra posted another tweet on his Twitter saying  “People starts an attack on me. Can I have no right to choose? If they can run a campaign against Hanuman Ji poster on the cab, defamed Hindus and Hindus god in Kathua incident then they must be prepared for a reply,” He defended his actions saying this was his freedom of expression. Also, he posted several tweets later since then not accepting his mistake and saying what he did was right.

 

1. Questioning His Right To Choose!

 

2. Giving An Example Of Them Doing The Same

This discrimination is surely not justified. Also, freedom of expression doesn’t mean to degrade anyone on the basis of religion. Recently, police arrested an OLA driver because of dragging a passenger on cab bonnet for 500 meters. Also, this incident happened at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. So, Click here to read the entire news.