Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, a news article is making rounds on social media according to which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to declare Emergency in India under Article 360 (Financial Emergency).
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The headline read: “Narendra Modi Likely To Declare A Emergency In India Under Article 360”
NewsMobile fact-checked the above claim and found it to be FAKE.
The Press Information Bureau clarified that the news in circulation is FAKE and the government has ‘no such plans’.
An online website has falsely reported that the Government is likely to impose Financial Emergency in India to tackle the crisis caused by #Covid19.
Please be advised that the story is malicious and fake and that there is no such plan. pic.twitter.com/5lx0u3NUED
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) March 24, 2020
Hence, the above information proves that the viral claim is FAKE.
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