Indian medical students turned away by condo in Davao City due to their smell
By Jay Nelz
06 February 2017
Alleged medical students from India were rejected and turned away by a Condo management in Davao City because of their smell.
Filipinos are well-known as the most hospitable person all around the
world when it comes to accommodating their visitors. They were also
admired by foreign nationals on how they accompany their guests and
showing their politeness toward others.
In Davao City, some Filipinos show an act of discrimination to some
Indian nationals who supposed to move-in as room borders. The medical
students from India were banned and have never been given a chance to
enter the establishment for one unacceptable and inhumane reason.
The Indian students were snubbed and rejected by the property
management due to their “smell”. It is very common assumption that all
Indian nationals have a distinct odor but it is not a valid reason to
The foreign students carrying their luggage’s and belongings were
forced to stay outside and spend the night on the streets while looking
for an alternative place to stay.
A netizen named “Cudlob Doow Lezah” posted the photo of the Indian
students in the social media. Lezah together with 3 other agents went
along with Indian students to help them find a safe place to stay but
they have failed to have. The medical students haven’t eaten yet since
they have arrived in Davao.
Lezah’s post has garnered 4.7k, 2, 409 shares, 1k comments, and more
than 1k comments. Netizens expressed their sympathy for the medical
student. They have also expressed their disappointment to the
mistreatment of the Condo management towards Indian nationals.
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