People in Delhi and surrounding areas gasp for clean air as the air quality index (AQI) in the city continues to remain in the range of poor to very poor. As air quality in Delhi and surrounding areas deteriorated, memes mocking pollution took over social media. While struggling residents are venting their frustrations on social media, brands are also taking the opportunity to express their creativity through one-on-one letters and cheeky memes. . The latest comes from food delivery app Zomato, which posted a funny but concerning meme for the people of Delhi-NCR.
In a tweet on November 7, Zomato apologized to the people of Delhi-NCR because their ‘chicken’ order would taste smoky. Why? Due to polluted air. Zomato wrote “Sorry Delhi-NCR, our chat support can’t help if your chicken is delivered as smoked chicken”, along with a crying emoji.
See tweets here:
sorry delhi-ncr, our chat support can’t help if your chicken delivered is smoked chicken
– zomato (@zomato) November 7, 2022
The post has garnered over 12,000 likes along with 815 retweets to date. While some users joined in and shared their pollution-related woes, some didn’t find the joke funny.
One user posted, “I don’t think that’s funny but that’s okay”. Another commented, “Delhites went from ‘fogg chall raha hai’ to ‘Smog chall raha hai”. A third said, “haha joking about you Zomato.. this tweet is not currently visible to others. delhiites.” are dying here.”
A thick layer of smoke blanketed Delhi as its air quality deteriorated to “very poor” on Tuesday due to calmer winds. Air quality is forecast to worsen over the next two days due to unfavorable meteorological conditions, PTI reports. The capital’s 24-hour average AQI stood at 348 as of Tuesday morning, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board.
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