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Did Akhilesh Yadav feed cake to Mulayam Singh Yadav’s photo while he is alive? Read- fact check

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A picture is getting viral on social media. Users who shared this picture are claiming that Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav is feeding cake to the photo of his father and SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav. The title of the photo is – “Only a great man can do the work of feeding sweets to the living father in the photo.”

Social media users are pulling the legs of  Akhilesh Yadav by sharing this photo. A user named ‘Chairman Mishra Har Kan Hindu’ shared this photo and wrote- “Kalyugi son Bhaiyaji performing Shraddha of the living father. The post has garnered over 3,000 likes and over 1,000 retweets. (English Translation)

cake party
Twitter Post

Many other users are claiming a  similar claim-

cake party 2
Twitter Post

Fact check:

To analyze the originality of the viral picture DFRAC did a reverse image search. This picture was posted on the news agency ANI UP/Uttarakhand on 22 November 2021. In this post, 4 photos have been posted and it has been informed with them that Samajwadi Party workers in Lucknow performed havan-puja on Mulayam Singh Yadav’s birthday and made his birthday by cutting a cake. In one of the photos, a worker can be seen feeding a cake to Mulayam’s photo. 

real cake
Twitter Post

Meanwhile, DFRAC checked  Akhilesh Yadav’s profile. On November 22, 2021, Akhilesh Yadav has posted many photos in a tweet. In this post, Akhilesh Yadav can be seen cutting a cake with Mulayam Singh Yadav and feeding him the cake. “Heartfelt thanks to all the respected dignitaries, Prime Minister Ji and all other leaders, supporters and workers from all over the world who gave a congratulatory message on the birthday of honorable leader Ji!”  (English Translation)

Akhilesh yadav cake
Twitter Post

Conclusion:

It is clear from our fact check of DFRAC that the picture of Akhilesh Yadav feeding  cake to Mulayam Singh Yadav photo is fake. Therefore, the claim made by social media users is false. 

Claimed Reviewed:  Akhilesh Yadav feeds cake to Mulayam Singh Yadav’s photo while he is alive

Claimed By: Social Media Users

Fact check: Fake

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Dilshad Noor
Dilshad Noor
Mr. Dilshad Noor is a research fellow at DFRAC with experience of 8 years in the field of journalism He has done his bachelor's in journalism from VMOU, Kota. He has done MA and LLB from the University of Kota. He specializes in report making and research analysis.

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