This photo of Narendra Modi with Indira Gandhi is photoshopped, not real.

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Narendra Modi in Congress mob

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Explanation

A 6-second video clip showing a set of photos is being shared on social media. One of the images in this video clip shows Narendra Modi in a photo with Indira Gandhi and others. This video is shared in the context that Narendra Modi turned out to be from Congress. This photo has been doing rounds on the internet at least since 2019.

What is the truth?

When we reverse-searched the viral image, we found that the photo was edited and not real. The original photo is featured in an article published in The Quint. This article, dated April 2019, is about the late Kannada actor Rajkumar. The photo is captioned “Dr Rajkumar seen in the photo with former prime minister Indira Gandhi at a Sangeetha Music event” and is credited to Sangeetha Music.

The original photo shows another person in place of Modi. This clarifies that the image was edited. We also came across News 18 Kannada’s YouTube video featuring the original photo at the timestamp of 1:19 minutes. This photo also shows another person in place of Modi.

Conclusion

It has been found that the image of Narendra Modi with Indira Gandhi is edited and fake. The original photo shows another person in place of Modi.

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