As the polling day for the Tamil Nadu elections approaches, political hoaxes are being created and circulated on social media. News cards of news organizations such as caste, religion, political party, satire with clear watermark logo editing and spreading on social networking sites have increased recently.
1. Stalin’s Vanniar Internal Reservation:
A claim that in the campaign for MK Stalin, the campaign against the Vanniar in Theni-Bodi, ”a news card of Thanthi TV.
Even before this, many fake news cards were circulating that Stalin and the DMK were opposed to the 10.5% internal quota of the Vanniar internal reservation. Likewise, this is a fake news card. No such news card was published in the Thandhi TV news.
In his campaign for the DMK alliance candidate in Bodinayakkanur, where Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneer Selvam is contesting, Stalin said, “When Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy passed the bill on the 10.5 per cent internal quota for the Vanniar, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneer Selvam applauded it and said that today they said it is only a temporary action. The next DMK government will be a social justice government. We will legislate in a way that satisfies all communities, ”the BBC reported.
2. Prohibition of propaganda in places of worship:
News7 Tamil channel’s news card has been shared that the Election Commission has announced that those who campaign in violation of the ban on temples, mosques and churches will be fined Rs 50,000 with one year rigorous imprisonment. Readers were also asked about its authenticity.
Tirupur District Collector Vijayakarthikeyan had said that the election campaign should not be conducted in places of worship such as temples, mosques and churches. However, no news of the fine or punishment has been released.
However, this News 7 Tamil News Card, which is shared on social media, has been edited. No such news card was published on that channel.
3. Yogi’s Dakshina Pradesh:
Yogi Adityanath, who campaigned in Coimbatore, said, “Thanks to Edappadi Palanisamy for agreeing to change the name of Tamil Nadu to Dakshina Pradesh.”
“Rs 120 crore funding has come from Tamil Nadu to build a Ram temple in Ayodhya,” the Puthiyathalaimurai news card has been edited. We continue to post that Dakshina Pradesh is constantly spreading rumours against the BJP.
4. Annamalai controversy talk
A video of Tamil Nadu BJP deputy leader Annamalai talking about DMK MLA Senthil Balaji and the DMK has gone viral. The trend was when DMK MP Kanimozhi spoke against this.
Meanwhile, a news card stating that the video that I was talking about was dubbed. Anti-social elements are trying to tarnish my reputation, ”said Annamalai is a fake one. No such news has been released.
5. The Yogi Adityanath & Pollachi issue
A fake, edited Thandhi TV news channel has also been circulating that Yogi Adityanath had said, “Pollachi-like incidents can be avoided if women do not come out after six o’clock.” No such news has been released.
6. Vanathi Srinivasan Coimbatore
In Coimbatore, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was campaigning in support of BJP candidate Vanathi Srinivasan, threw stones at a rally demanding the closure of shops.
Following this, “the shops of the traitors were broken into. It would be a mistake not to even do this to welcome Yogiji, ”said Vanathi Srinivasan. An edited Facebook page card has gone viral.
On the Facebook page of simplicity Coimbatore, Vanathi Srinivasan’s post has mis-edited the card issued in connection with her criticism of Kamal Haasan.
Countless fake political news cards and rumours are being spread politically at election time. Do not speak or share without knowing the veracity of the news being shared on social websites as rumours dominate the electoral arena.