President of India. Vice President of India. They have more power than the PM as per the constitution. But they are forced to salute the arrogance of Jeevi, Modi. Modi, the perfect example of arrogance, never respects anyone Rahul’s simplicity vs. Modi’s arrogance, the people of India are watching. Modi’s arrogance surely will bring him down in 2024. Judega Bharat Jeetega INDIA.
Social media users are spreading an image of President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, and Speaker of the Lok Sabha Om Birla, all of them holding folded hands during an event, with the claim that they greeted Prime Minister Modi with namaste but he ignored them. Let us investigate the statement stated in the post.
President of India.
Vice President of India.
They have more power than PM as per the constitution.
But they are forced to salute the arrogance Jeevi, Modi.
Modi, the perfect example of arrogance, never respects anyone.
Judega Bharat Jeetega INDIA. pic.twitter.com/CMvCFlc76R
— Thoothukudi Congress Sevadal (@SevadalTUT) December 7, 2023
The president and vice president, according to those who share, are “forced to salute the PM” even though they have more constitutional authority than the prime minister. The Prime Minister is accused of being arrogant and disrespectful of the President and Vice President because he failed to acknowledge them, according to the claim. You can view related posts with similar claims here, here,and here.
What’s the truth?
We were able to locate the entire video, which was broadcast live on PM Narendra Modi’s official YouTube channel on December 6, 2023, by performing a reverse image search of the widely shared image. In the video, PM Modi, President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Speaker of the Lok Sabha Om Birla, and other dignitaries pay their respects to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on the anniversary of his demise at the New Parliament House in New Delhi.
PM Modi and the other leaders took a group picture in front of the cameras before departing the function. All of the dignitaries are seen congregating for a photo at 9:20 minutes.
Subsequently, we see each of them enter the frame individually and turn to face the camera. Eventually, all of the dignitaries are included in the group photo at 9:38 minutes.
At precisely 9:39 minutes Modi was the first to greet the cameraman with a “Namaste.”
Following the Prime Minister, the other leaders extended the “namaste” greeting at 9:40 minutes.
Around 9:41 minutes, PM Modi began to leave and walk away from the event. This exact moment has been photographed and shared online with misleading narratives.
Here, the widely circulated image is taken out of context, and presents a false impression of PM Modi, implying that he declined to shake hands with the leaders as they stood there. As always, we emphasise that in order to fully comprehend the context, you should watch the live broadcast and consider the entire sequence.
Thus, we conclude that the claim of the viral image stating that PM Modi is arrogant and not greeting President Murmu and other dignitaries is taken out of context from the whole video and shared with misleading claims.