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Photoshopped Picture Of PM Modi Resurfaces

Photoshopped Picture Of PM Modi Resurfaces

The original image has Prime Minister Narendra Modi savouring a simple thali for lunch in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar

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Claim

"For people who have been making fun of Tej Bahadur's Army and their meals which constituted of watery dal, take a look at what a person who claims to be begging for 35 years eats."

Fact

The image has been poorly photoshopped. We were able to trace the original picture to TimesContent.com‘s photo archives. The description of the image states, ‘Chief Minister Narendra Modi relished his food during the annual Diwali lunch party organized by him for journalists in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on November 12, 2008’. BOOM had earlier debunked the same image when Sanjay Nirupam of the Congress had shared it in 2018.

 To read more click here

Claim

"For people who have been making fun of Tej Bahadur's Army and their meals which constituted of watery dal, take a look at what a person who claims to be begging for 35 years eats."

Fact

The image has been poorly photoshopped. We were able to trace the original picture to TimesContent.com‘s photo archives. The description of the image states, ‘Chief Minister Narendra Modi relished his food during the annual Diwali lunch party organized by him for journalists in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on November 12, 2008’. BOOM had earlier debunked the same image when Sanjay Nirupam of the Congress had shared it in 2018.

  To read more click here

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Swasti Chatterjee is a fact-checker and the Deputy News Editor of Boom's Bangla team. She has worked in the mainstream media, in the capacity of a reporter and copy editor with The Times of India, The Indian Express and NDTV.com and is now working as a digital detective, debunking fake news.

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