Zeeshan Khan, who was denied job by a Diamond firm of Mumbai since he was a Muslim, has been invited by Adani to join his company. He hit the national headlines recently on this count.
Mr. Khan said that he received dozens of messages from his well wishes. He also received quite a few job offers among which Adani’s was the best. So, he decided to join Adani’s group in Ahmedabad. The spokesman of Adani Group of Companies said that his company encourages talented persons irrespective of Caste, Creed, Colour or Religion. He also said that Zeeshan is a very competent candidate and hence a job was offered to him.
It may be noted that Mr. Khan had applied to Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd for a marketing job but within 15 minutes he received a regret letter saying that they hire only non-Muslim candidate. This was put on the social media which created sensation in the media.
Zeeshan Khan is a post graduate in Management from Mumbai. On receiving negative reply from Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Limited, he approach the Mumbai police and got a criminal case registered under section 153B of the IPC, which is about national integration and makes a provision for imprisonment up to three years, if guilt is proved.
This week, Zeeshan Khan received the job offer from HR department of Adani group after he cleared the interview and fulfilled other formalities. He responded to this offer positively and decided to join the firm.