This article is from Jun 18, 2021

A viral image claims that lemons were placed on the CM Stalin Car tyres! What is the Truth?




A photo has been shared and trolled on social media by Tamil Nadu BJP activists, supporters, and Maridas fans… where they said that Chief Minister MK Stalin had put lemon fruit on the tires of the vehicle when he visited Tamil Nadu House in Delhi.

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A photo of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin’s car when he visits Delhi was shared by Delhi-based journalist Arvind Gunasekar on his Twitter account.

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Sun News has released a live video of Chief Minister MK Stalin getting out of his car at Tamil Nadu residence in Delhi. According to journalist Arvind, MK Stalin was using a Land Cruiser with registration number DL 9C F 0900.

Examining the details of the viral Innova vehicle the number DL 9C T 5858 and the Land Cruiser number DL 9C F 0900 used by Stalin through the Parivagan App, it was able to find out that the insurance of the vehicle used by CM Stalin is up to 2022 and there are no details about the insurance of the viral Innova car.

In addition to the vehicle number and video evidence, it was also possible to note that the plants and poles in the parking lot where looks altered from the photo currently taken.

Even though the photo of the car going viral is also parked at a Tamil Nadu house, it is not the vehicle used by the current Chief Minister MK Stalin. It may even have been the vehicle used by the Ex-Chief Minister in the previous regime. We will link it as soon as we find the relevant information.


In our search, the viral photo which claims that “Chief Minister MK Stalin had put lemon fruit on the tires of his vehicle when he visited Tamil Nadu House in Delhi” was misinformation. It also came to know that it was not the vehicle used by Chief Minister MK Stalin.

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