Zomato has provided some financial help to the family and will unfreeze father’s account once he has recovered. And is fit to take up work.
A viral twitter video of delivery kid, who is clamied to be 7 years of age, recently took up his father’s job as a Zomato delivery boy. Because to help his family, as per a viral video shared by a Twitter user. In the video, the kid is seen telling the person shooting that he goes to his school in the morning. And works as a food delivery boy for Zomato after 6pm. The dad was said to have met with an accident because of which the 7-year-old needed to fill from his dad’s perspective. Zomato Care, company’s official help page, likewise answered the tweet.
Twitter user Rahul Mittal (@therahulmittal)
As he recently shared a video of a little fellow. The boy was working in as a food delivery worker for Zomato. The name of the kid was not revealed in the tweet or the video. Which claims he is seven years of age — the company later referred to the kid as a 14-year-old. The kid purportedly let Mittal know that he is working instead of his dad after he met with an accident. He further said that he even goes to his school in the morning time and works in as a Zomato as a food delivery kid after 6pm.
In the video, the kid can be heard let Mittal know that he works till 11pm. And cycles around to convey the food. He can likewise be seen holding a half-vacant box of chocolate and a bag on his back, probably to carry the food for deliveries. Zomato care, company’s official support page, additionally answered requesting the details of kid’s dad. The video collected around 91,300 views since it was posted on Twitter.
What Zomato representative told on the video-
“We are grateful to the internet community for carrying this to our notification. There are multifold violations here — child labour and misrepresentation, and we’ve taught the family on these grounds. While not making any strict move on this, remembering what is happening the family is in.” The representative additionally said that Zomato has likewise proposed to help the education of the boy.
“The father onboarded on Zomato post his accident; thusly, accidental support we offer to our active delivery partners cannot be extended to him. As an exception and on humanitarian grounds, our teams have extended whatever support was possible in the said situation,” the Zomato spokesperson added. While Mittal’s tweet claims that the kid was seven years of age. Zomato’s statement suggested that he was a 14-year-old instead.
In another tweet, Mittal has shared an update. The kid has affirmed that Zomato has now frozen his dad’s account and he can’t work, as indicated by Mittal, who additionally said that Zomato has provided some financial help to the family and will unfreeze father’s account once he has recovered and is fit to take up work.