A picture post is making rounds on social media in which a quote is attributed to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
The quote read: “Indian Rupees is falling due to gravity”
At the time of filing this report, the above post was shared by over 1,000 Facebook users.
When NewsMobile fact-checked the above post, we found it to be FAKE.
On putting keywords such as ‘Indian’, ‘Rupee’, ‘Falling’, ‘Gravity’, ‘Nirmala Sitharaman’, ‘Finance Minister’ through a Google search, we didn’t find any authentic source that could confirm that Nirmala Sitharaman made the above statement.
We further scanned through Sitharaman’s verified Twitter handle (@nsitharaman), but we didn’t find any tweet close to the above statement.
Hence, the above information proves that the viral quote is falsely attributed to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
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