A delivery boy, who is claimed to be 7 years old, recently took his father’s job as a Zomato delivery agent to support his family, shared by a Twitter user Viral According to the video. In the video, the boy tells the person filming that he goes to his school in the morning, and works as a food delivery boy for Zomato after 6 pm. It is said that the father had an accident, due to which the 7-year-old had to fill his father’s shoes. The company’s official support page Zomato Care also responded to the tweet.
Twitter user Rahul Mittal (@therahulmittal) recently shared a video of a young boy working as a food delivery agent for Zomato. The boy’s name was not disclosed in the tweet or the video, which it claims is seven years old – the company later named the boy as 14. The boy reportedly told Mittal that he was working at his father’s place after the accident. He further added that he also goes to his school in the morning and works as a food delivery boy on Zomato after 6 pm.
This 7 year old boy is doing his father’s job because his father had an accident, the boy used to go to school in the morning and after 6 he works as a delivery boy @zomato We need to inspire this boy’s energy and help his father get back on his feet #zomato pic.twitter.com/5KqBv6OVVG
— Rahul Mittal (@therahulmittal) 1 August 2022
In the video, the boy can be heard telling Mittal that he works till 11 pm and cycles to deliver food. They can also be seen holding a half-empty box of chocolates and a bag on the back, possibly to carry food for delivery. Zomato Care, also the official support page of the company replied Asked for the details of the boy’s father. The video has been viewed nearly 91,300 times since it was posted on Twitter.
A Zomato spokesperson told Gadgets 360, “We are grateful to the internet community for bringing this to our attention. There are manifold violations – child labor and misrepresentation, and we have educated the family on these grounds while not taking any strict action keeping in mind the condition of the family.” cooperation in education is offered.
“Father boarded Zomato after his accident; Therefore, the contingency support we provide to our active distribution partners cannot be extended to that. As an exception and on humanitarian grounds, our teams have provided all possible assistance in the said situation,” said a Zomato spokesperson. Mittal’s tweet claimed that the boy was seven years old, Zomato’s statement said. suggested he was 14-years-old instead.
in another TweetMittal shared an update. The boy has alleged that Zomato has now frozen his father’s account and he is unable to work, according to Mittal, who also said that Zomato has provided some financial help to the family and once he recovers. After that will unfreeze the father’s account and will be fit for taking. work above.