Lockdown will be imposed in the country from April 15 to 30?
A news is becoming increasingly viral on social media, claiming that the Indian government is going to put a lockdown across the country from April 15 to 30. When PIB got information about this news, it was fact-checked. Let us tell you what is the truth of this news-
Let me tell you that it is written on this picture that from April 15 to 30, total lockdown will be announced in the whole country. On the other hand, the government has described this news as completely fake and asked to beware of such misleading information.
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What did PIB write in the tweet?In a Morphed photograph it is being claimed that the lockdown will be imposed by the Government of India from April 15 to 30 across the country. PIBFactCheck: This claim is fake. No such announcement has been made by the Indian government regarding the lockdown. Please do not share such misleading pictures or messages.
One #Morphed The photo is claiming that the lockdown will be imposed by the Government of India from April 15 to 30 across the country. #PIBFactCheck: This claim #fake is. By the government of india # Lockdown No such announcement has been made with regard to. Please do not share such misleading pictures or messages. pic.twitter.com/gnRpyDcMRf
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) April 15, 2021
Actually, it is a morph picture. That is, misleading information has been given by tampering with the real picture. The photo has a photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and this information is being called lockdown breaking.
Fake news is increasing in the Corona era
In the Corona era, the kind of situation that is prevailing across the country, many fake news are becoming increasingly viral. The Press Information Bureau of the Government of India has denied the viral news and said that the government has not taken any such decision. The government has also made several efforts to prevent such fake news from spreading during the Corona period.
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