Don’t believe this post about Akhilesh Yadav; here’s the fact check

Don't believe this post about Akhilesh Yadav; here's the fact check

A screenshot of an article is being widely shared on social media claiming that SP leader Akhilesh Yadav has blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for trashing bowlers from Yadav community in IPL.

“मोदीजी के इशारे पर हो रही है IPL में यादव बॉलरों की पिटाई  – अखिलेश यादव” – the title of the story read.

According to the article, thrashing of bowlers like Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav in IPL has taken a political turn and Akhilesh Yadav is blaming PM Modi for it.

FACT CHECK

When we fact-checked the post, we found out that it was fake.

We noticed the site of the website on the top of the screenshot – hindi.fakingnews.com 

We found the story on their page, published on 23 April 2019.

However, When we dug further, we found a disclaimer at the bottom of their page.

This proves that the above post is FAKE.

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