Fact Check: The Image Showing Raghav Chadha In Loud Makeup Is Edited

Recently, an image of Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha in loud make-up is viral on social media platforms with sarcastic comments mocking him. The image shows him with burgundy hair wearing eye shadow and lipstick.

A Facebook user shared the image with a caption saying, “Model of the Year Raghav Chadha MP of AAP.”

The same image is also doing rounds on Twitter with sarcastic captions.


NewsMobile fact-checked the viral image and found it to be edited.

We found several news reports on Raghav Chadha walking the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week on March 27, 2022, for designer Pawan Sachdev. He walked the ramp in an all-black outfit at the FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week in New Delhi recently.

TV9 Bharatvarsh carried images of Chadha from the event. The viral image can also be seen in the article.

Clearly, in the viral image, excessive makeup has been added digitally. Below is a comparison.

A video of Raghav Chadha on the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) can also be seen on their official Instagram handle.


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Therefore, with the above information, we can conclude that the viral image is edited.

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