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Old Photo From Abdul Ghaffar Khan’s Funeral Revived With False Claim

Old Photo From Abdul Ghaffar Khan’s Funeral Revived With False Claim

This is not a photo of Rajiv Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi taken at Indira Gandhi’s funeral

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Claim

"Rahul and Rajiv Gandhi are reading Kalma (Islamic expression of faith) in front of Indira Gandhi's body, and even then people of our country think that these people are Brahmins."

Fact

This is a photograph of Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, and Narasimha Rao at freedom fighter Abdul Ghaffar Khan better known as ‘Frontier Gandhi’ or Bacha Khan's funeral in Peshawar on January 21, 1988. BOOM had previously debunked this image when it had gone viral in February 2019.

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Claim

"Rahul and Rajiv Gandhi are reading Kalma (Islamic expression of faith) in front of Indira Gandhi's body, and even then people of our country think that these people are Brahmins."

Fact

This is a photograph of Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, and Narasimha Rao at freedom fighter Abdul Ghaffar Khan better known as ‘Frontier Gandhi’ or Bacha Khan's funeral in Peshawar on January 21, 1988. BOOM had previously debunked this image when it had gone viral in February 2019.

  To read more click here

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Anmol Alphonso is a fact-checker with BOOM. He has previously interned at IndiaSpend as a fact-checker and was a reporting intern at Times of India, Indian Express, and Mid-Day. He is a post-graduate diploma holder in journalism from St Paul’s Institute of Communication Education, Mumbai.

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