A picture of BJP spokesperson, Sambit Patra has surfaced on the internet in which he can be seen sketching a portrait of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on a piece of paper.
NewsMobile fact checked the above post and found the picture to be FAKE.
On putting the picture through a simple Reverse Image Search, we found the original picture which was tweeted by Patra himself.
Thought of paying a special tribute to the “First Freedom Fighter” of India ..LOKMANYA …
So drew a pencil sketch of his ..
Felt good taking back to one of my hobbies after years …#LokmanyaBalGangadharTilak pic.twitter.com/WVWO1aXjfi
— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) August 1, 2020
The picture was tweeted by Sambit Patra on August 1, 2020, marking the 100th death anniversary of Bal Gangadhar Tilak. In the original picture, he can be seen sketching Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s portrait.
In the above FAKE vs REAL collage, it is clear that the Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s sketch was replaced by Rahul Gandhi’s using photo editing software to create a false narrative. Moreover, we can also notice that the portrait of PM Modi on the wall in the FAKE picture was also superimposed.
In conclusion, the above information proves that the picture in question is FAKE.
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