A post is becoming fiercely viral on social media. It has been claimed in this post that former President Pratibha Singh Patil has openly praised Modi.
A Facebook user named Rakesh Patidar with a caption in Hinglish,“Kon sahi hai or kon galat hai par en jese neta ki baat nahi manti hai party Bharat desh ke best PM Modi ji hain. Pehchano Congresi kaun hai purv Rashtrapati Pratibha Patil.” shared a screenshot of a post.
In this post is written, “Congressi President Say Modi. Breaking News. Former President of the country, Smt. Pratibha Patil has given a big statement about PM Modi. Pratibha Patil said that even though I am from the Congress party, today as a social worker in India, I want to say to the Indians that Narendra Modi is the only person who can make India a good nation because he has the ability to make those decisions that can provide a new direction to the countrymen of India. Modi Ji has given a new direction to the country of India, I have also served as a President of the country, but I have never seen a leader like PM Modi”.
Similarly, many users have shared it.
To fact check this post, we searched on Google with the help of certain keywords, we did not see any such news anywhere. The posts have been going viral from time to time, with similar false claims since 2018.
It is clear from this fact of DFRAC that former President Pratibha Singh Patil has not made any such statement in appreciation of PM Modi, so users are sharing the screenshot of this post with a false claim.
Claim: Former President Pratibha Singh Patil praised PM Modi openly
Claimant: Social Media Users
Fact Check: Fake
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