This article is from Mar 21, 2021

The same photo in different posts spreads as that AIADMK and DMK candidates supplied liquor!

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The Ramanathapuram Assembly constituency DMK candidate’s warehouse in Valuthur ready to supply liquor, water bottles and snacks worth about Rs 30 lakh to supply liquor to male voters. Election officials confiscated it!

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Minister Udayakumar, who is contesting in Thirumangalam, his warehouse in Kappalur ready to supply liquor, water bottles and snacks worth about Rs 30 lakh to supply liquor to the male voters of the constituency. Election officials confiscated it!

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As the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections approach, the Election Commission is monitoring the distribution of cash and gifts to voters on behalf of the parties. They also seize undocumented cash and gift items kept in warehouses.

In this situation, “there was a warehouse ready to supply liquor, water bottles and snacks worth about 30 lakh rupees to supply wine to male voters. It was confiscated by the election officials. ”

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If the Election Flying Corps had confiscated the AIADMK and DMK candidates’ warehouses to distribute bottles of liquor to voters, it would have made headlines in the media. However, no information has been released in this regard.

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In a reverse image search for the photo, which went viral, said: But, this photo does not belong to India.

In September 2019, a website called soccersuck.com published a photo of a bag of liquor bottles and someone giving it to a boat.

A translation of the Thai-language publication on theenews03.blogspot.com states that “someone who understood the plight of the citizens when the Ubon Giant area of ​​Thailand was affected by the floods distributed alcohol.”

Explanation

In our search, we came to know that the photo of AIADMK and DMK candidates distributing 30 lakh worth of liquor to voters was fake news circulated on social media where its original image was captured in Thailand and that no such incident had taken place.

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