Morphed Image Used to Show Ambanis’ Photo on PM Modi’s Office Wall

Team Webqoof
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An image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting cricketer Sachin Tendulkar in 2017 has been morphed to claim that a photo of Reliance’s Mukesh and Nita Ambani is placed on the wall of PM Modi’s office.

CLAIM

The claim along with the photo reads: “लिजिए मालिक की फोटो ऑफिस मे अब और क्या सबूत चाहिए अंधभक्तो गुलामी का (sic)”

(Translated: Owner’s photo in office, what more proof of slavery is needed for blind devotees.)

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Several social media users shared the image on Facebook and Twitter with the same claim.

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WHAT WE FOUND OUT

We ran a reverse image search on the picture that went viral and came across a Business Standard article published in 2017. While a picture can be seen on the wall in the background, however, it’s not that of the Ambanis.

An article published by The Indian Express in 2017, titled as: ‘Sachin Tendulkar meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the release of film’, too carried photos of the said meeting.

A comparison between the viral image and the one carried by media outlets in 2017 showed that the former has been morphed.

Left: Viral image. Right: Original image.
Left: Viral image. Right: Original image.

PM Modi had shared the image of the meeting with Sachin Tendulkar in May 2017.

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Evidently, an old image of PM Narendra Modi meeting cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was morphed to share the false claim that Ambanis’ photo is on the wall of PM’s office.

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