What’s going viral A photo is going viral on social media. It can be seen in the photo that a sadhu and a Maulana are putting up a Congress poster on the wall. In the poster, it is written with the election symbol of Congress party, Congress is coming to UP.
UP East Youth Congress shared the photo and wrote – The picture of Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb will not end with the poison of a few poisonous people. This picture is further indicating that this time only Congress is in the heart of Uttar Pradesh. Hindu Muslim Sikh Christian amongst ourselves we are brothers. Says Congress is coming to Uttar Pradesh.
Many users also shared this photo with the same caption.
And what is the truth?
- To know the truth of the viral photo, we reverse searched this photo on Yandex. In the search result, we found its original photo in a post by a user named Vinay Dubey.
- On March 5, 2021, Vinay Dubey shared the photo and wrote – The most beautiful picture of Bengal, Jai Bengal fixed Bengal. At the same time, the poster seen in the hands of Sadhu and Maulana in this photo is also not of Congress but of Mamta Banerjee’s party TMC. In this poster, the election symbol of Mamata Banerjee is visible along with the photo of her party.
- During the investigation, we also found this photo in reply to a post by journalist Ajit Anjum dated 10 August 2021.
- The original photo of the viral photo is present on social media since 2021. Which makes it clear that the photo going viral is edited i.e. fake.
- It is clear that the photo shared by Congress regarding the UP assembly elections is edited i.e. fake. Its original photo is not of Congress but of Mamta Banerjee.