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Another fake news from Maridhas fan’s page! Fake tweet in the name of journalist Senthil Vel!

Claim

Muthuvel Karunanidhi has issued an order to the Prime Minister of the Union Government to immediately cancel the NEET exams and CAA laws.

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A Screenshot that is going viral on social media claims Journalist Senthil Vel has posted on his Twitter page that “Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has issued an order to Prime Minister Modi regarding the cancellation of the NEET exams and CAA laws.”

They also posted a screenshot of the same tweet on a fan page running under the name Maridas. Therefore, we decided to explore its authenticity.

Fact Check:

When we searched for the Journalist Senthil Vel Twitter page we found no such tweet on the official Twitter page which has 1.1 lakh followers, but we were able to find out that there is a fake page/parody account of Senthil Vel with 1500 followers with the same name and the same photo.

On this Twitter page, the tweet posted on June 17th is being shared on social media. On this fake Twitter page, they are sharing fake tweets by depending upon one party.

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Explanation

In our search, we came to know that the viral screenshot which claims Journalist Senthil Vel has posted on his Twitter page that “Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has issued an order to Prime Minister Modi regarding the cancellation of the NEET exams and CAA laws” was published by a parody / fake page and it was not shared on the official Twitter page of Journalist Senthil Vel.

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