FactChek: Fake Image Got Viral That Targets Arvind Kejriwal. Know The Truth.
An image of hoarding is getting massively viral on the internet. On the hoarding, it is written that “Nothing in this country is free. If you are getting something without paying for it, thank a taxpayer. Not to Kejriwal.” This image is shared by many famous personalities including Paresh Rawal, Major Surendra Poonia, and Shweta Bhattacharya.
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) February 23, 2022
Similarly, many other users have shared this image. Moreover, the caption of the post was, “Such a brilliant hoarding. Respect taxpayer.”
Such a brilliant hoarding. Respect a tax payer pic.twitter.com/bRN7L1reRC
— #RenukaJain (@RenukaJain6) January 14, 2019
After doing a reverse image search, we got to know that this image is morphed. Yellow hammered shared this image in an article in June 2015. Further, it does not contain the words, “not to Kejriwal.”
Good reminder. cc: @GroverNorquist @taxreformer pic.twitter.com/tHmSpWFuL4
— AFMA (@ALFreeMarket) June 5, 2015
Hence, it is clear that users are sharing an edited image and targeting Arvind Kejriwal.
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Therefore, from our fact check analysis it is clear that amid ongoing assembly elections users are sharing morphed images to mislead people. The actual hoarding contains words that create awareness that one should respect the taxpayers. But, some users are sharing an edited version of the image to target Delhi CM Kejriwal.
|Claim Review: “Nothing in this country is free. If you are getting something without paying for it, thank a taxpayer. Not to Kejriwal.”
Claimed by- Paresh Rawal, Major Surendra Poonia, Shweta Bhattacharya. and other social media users.
Fact check– fake and misleading