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The News Minute | April 7, 2015 | 01:21 pm IST (Updated: 02:50 pm IST) A Twitter user named Seelam Veerapa Naidu, whose tweet asking online cab aggregator Ola Cabs to provide him with Hindu drivers got him significant backlash, has now come up with a statement.  Naidu, who is a physician according to his bio on the micro-blogging site, recently had made the peculiar request to Ola. On April 6, he tweeted,  @Olacabs Being a Hindu i usually prefer Driver of Hindu Faith Only , Particularly in Hyderabad.. pls Give us a chance to Choose a Driver . — Seelam Veerapa Naidu (@SVeerapaNaidu) April 6, 2015 (Naidu has now deleted his first tweet; above is a screenshot) Ola was quick to respond saying they did not practice any such discrimination.
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