[SPAM] No Photo Can Beat This One On Women’s Day!
Old photo of Nirmala Sitharaman-IAF Meet falsely linked to Women’s Day and shared on social media
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No Photo Can Beat This One On Women’s Day!
Verification: Old Photo Of Nirmala Sitharaman-IAF Meet Falsely Linked To Women’s Day
The photo from the year 2017 when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chaired a meeting of Indian Air Force Commanders is being shared with the same claim since 2019 on Facebook and Twitter. The recent share of the same photo can be seen here on Facebook and Twitter. The claim to the old photo is “No photo can beat this one on Women’s day!”. It is being shared for years in the context of International Women’s Day which falls on 8th March.
In fact, the photo can be seen in an article published in News18 on 10th October 2017. The caption given to the photo is “New Delhi: Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman interacts with the IAF Commanders during the inaugural session of Air Force Commanders’ Conference, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Also seen are MOS for Defence, Subhash Ramrao Bhamre and the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa. (Image: PTI).”
The same photo can be seen on an article shared by Indian Express on 17th October 2017.
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Post Date: 11 March 2022
Post ID: #79891