Chandigarh, July 20: Earlier, India and Indians were treated disrespectfully but now the trend has changed. If anyone disrespects India, Indians including a person or company then it must be ready to get a ‘lesson’ which is not forgetful at all. Likewise, the entire service team of Oppo Mobile in Punjab has given a perfect ‘lesson’ to the company after it “disrespected Indians” and said, “Indians are beggars.”
The entire service team of Oppo Mobile in Punjab has resigned after employees claimed that the China based company “disrespected India” and said, “Indians are beggars” after they demanded a hike in salary. Notably, when the employees demanded a hike in salary the Chinese company in reply disrespected India and Indians saying ‘Indians are beggars’.
The issue came to lime light after a resignation letter shared on social media highlighted alleged ill-treatment by the officials of Oppo. The letter also talks of an unnamed HOD, who has been disrespectful towards India. The letter claims the company has derogatory views towards Indians.
The resignation letter, signed by Oppo Service Team Punjab, was also forwarded to major dealers and distributors of the region. While the company is yet to comment on the incident or confirm the same, employees at the facility has taken the incident seriously.
The resignation letter dated July 15, 2017, read:
“We are OPPO Service Team Punjab & here we are resigning whole service team because our HODs is making pressure to our Service Manager Mr. Arun Sharma to resign, & by wrong pressure.
He (name of HOD yet to be identified) always disrespect our India Country & our culture. As per him we Indian only work for Money, & we are not having any dignity & self respect.
He always makes us unnecessary penalty & wrong commitment.
He make us to work till late night & if we miss any report he create penalty.
When some employee asks for salary increment, he says Indian are beggars always asking for money.
There are a lot of other reasons too, but this kind of hitlership is not accepted any stage of private sector.
So kindly accept our resignation." [SIC]
Copies of this letter, addressed to the HR department on July 15, have been shared extensively on Twitter from July 18.
Earlier also in March this year, a Chinese employee at the Noida Sector 63 facility of Oppo India had torn the Indian national flag and dumped it in a dustbin which had led to huge protests by other employees, residents of the area along with activists from the Vishva Hindu Parishad. Over 200 police personnel were deployed to bring the situation under control. A case was also filed by the police against the Chinese employee. The Chinese employee was however fired by Oppo India.