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‘Welcome Modiji’ Buses in London To Congratulate Narendra Modi? A FactCheck

‘Welcome Modiji’ Buses in London To Congratulate Narendra Modi? A FactCheck

The images are of 2015, when a bus named Modi Express was launched by the Indians living in UK

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Claim

Welcome Modi Ji has been written on all the city buses of London after the Bharatiya Janata Party's victory in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. This amount of respect and honour has not been given to any country’s prime minister yet.

Fact

The images are of 2015, when Britain's Indian diaspora launched a bus named Modi Express. This was done ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to the city of London in October that year.

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Claim

Welcome Modi Ji has been written on all the city buses of London after the Bharatiya Janata Party's victory in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. This amount of respect and honour has not been given to any country’s prime minister yet.

Fact

The images are of 2015, when Britain's Indian diaspora launched a bus named Modi Express. This was done ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to the city of London in October that year.

  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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