Fake News Politics

Morphed image of Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant Mann goes viral ahead of Punjab polls

Written by Sahban

Ahead of assembly elections in the five states, a plethora of misinformation and fake news has been floating around social media. Now an image of Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant having conversation with farmers is morphed to show that both are sitting in front of a liquor shop.

Media Head of BJP Delhi Naveen Kumar Jindal shared the image with a caption that reads “दोनों अपने अपने ठिकाने पर बिलकुल सही बैठे है।” which translate to “Both are sitting exactly at their respective places”

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Secretary of BJP Delhi Impreet Singh Bakshi shared the image with a caption that reads “दोनों बिलकुल सही जगह बैठे हैं ” which translates to “both are sitting in the right place”

(Source:Twitter/Screenshot)

Ex Mayor of SDMC KamaljeetSehrawat shared the image with a caption that reads”देशी शराब और अंग्रेजी शराब की दुकान एक साथ।”Which translates to “Country liquor and English liquor store together.”

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For more claims click here, here, here and here(now deleted)
FactO check:

With an reverse image search, we found a tweet by official account of AAP Punjab with a caption in Punjabi which roughly translates to “Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant Met the farmers at Chamkaur Sahib CM stopped the vehicle on the way in Channi constituency and talked to the farmers.”

(Source:Twitter/Screenshot)

Conclusion:
The image is morphed to show Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant are sitting in front of a liquor shop.
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Sahban

Specialized in media monitoring, analysis, and research associate at FactO. Email: sahbanzar@factonews.co

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