A post has surfaced on the internet in which a claim is attached to a picture of former External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj.
The claim attached to the picture is that Swaraj has been appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh.
The caption read: “Breaking News: Sushma Swaraj been Appointed as Andhra Pradesh Governor.”
— Hiren kumar Meriya (@Hiren_meriya) June 10, 2019
Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan took to Twitter to congratulate her
When the fact checkers at NewsMobile checked the post, we found that the claim is FAKE.
We found a tweet by Sushma Swaraj on her official Twitter handle, where she has denied the claim.
The news about my appointment as Governor of Andhra Pradesh is not true.
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) June 10, 2019
Hence, the above claim is FAKE.
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