A picture has gone viral on social media in which an elderly man can be seen touching Rahul Gandhi’s feet and it has been claimed that Motilal Vora was touching his (Rahul Gandhi) feet.
The text on the picture read: “देखिए मोतीलाल जी वोहरा जिन्हें कांग्रेस का अध्यक्ष मनोनीत किया गया है राहुल गांधी जी से आशीर्वाद लेते हुए 91 वर्षीय 49 वर्षीय से आशीर्वाद लेते हुए”
(Translation: See Motilal Jee Vohra, who has been nominated as the Congress President was taking blessings from Rahul Gandhi ji by touching his feet)
@Sowmiya07939778@Ashtalakshmi8 @mahesh10816 This one pic sums up the modern day slavery in Congress. The incoming/interim Congress President (Motilal Vora – 90 years )bends before the Prince in reverence. No respect for age and culture. Absolutely disgusting! pic.twitter.com/YgGu4WyuR5
— Vijayalakshmi SS (@lakshmisv) July 4, 2019
When NewsMobile fact-checked the above picture, we found that the claim attached with the picture is FAKE.
On putting the picture through Reverse Image Search, we found that the man touching Rahul Gandhi’s feet in NOT Motilal Vora, but he is senior Congress leader TS Singh Deo.
We came across a video by national news channel ABP News on their official website dated December 20th, 2018 after Congress formed government in Chattisgarh.
According to the report, “senior Congress leader TS Singh Deo fell at the feet of Congress President Rahul Gandhi soon after taking oath as a cabinet minister in the newly-formed Congress government in Chhattisgarh.”
Hence, the above information proves that the claim attached to the picture is FAKE and the man in the picture is NOT veteran Congress leader, Motilal Vora.
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