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Photoshopped Image Of Navjot Singh Sidhu Revived

Photoshopped Image Of Navjot Singh Sidhu Revived

The image of Sidhu wearing a green turban with a crescent and star on it is fake. BOOM had debunked the same photo in July this year.

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Claim

Pakistan gifted a Turban to Navjot Singh Sidhu (With A Gifted Turban From Pakistan ???). The Facebook post can be accessed here.

Fact

The viral photo is photoshopped and the claim made on social media is false. BOOM found that the photo was originally taken by Press Trust of India, which was later morphed and uploaded on social media. Navjot Singh Sidhu had tweeted a video-clip from his Indore rally on May 11 this year where he had worn the same turban. The original photo does not have any crescent and star imprinted on the turban. Punjab’s chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh had also condemned the sharing of the unverified photo. BOOM had previously written an article debunking the fake image in July this year. Read below.

 To read more click here

Claim

Pakistan gifted a Turban to Navjot Singh Sidhu (With A Gifted Turban From Pakistan ???). The Facebook post can be accessed here.

Fact

The viral photo is photoshopped and the claim made on social media is false. BOOM found that the photo was originally taken by Press Trust of India, which was later morphed and uploaded on social media. Navjot Singh Sidhu had tweeted a video-clip from his Indore rally on May 11 this year where he had worn the same turban. The original photo does not have any crescent and star imprinted on the turban. Punjab’s chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh had also condemned the sharing of the unverified photo. BOOM had previously written an article debunking the fake image in July this year. Read below.

  To read more click here

Claim Review : Navjot Singh Sidhu wears Pakistani Turban

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He is a fact-checker and reporter at BOOM, looking actively at social media pages to track the latest trends in misinformation. He has previously interned with The Hindu and worked as a sub-editor for the broadsheet newspaper The New Indian Express. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya and a PGD in print media from the Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore. He is currently pursuing an MA in English literature.

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