Amit Shah’s Image Edited to Claim He Visited Sonagachi Area in WB
The original image was taken during Shah’s door-to-door campaign in Bhabanipur.
The original image doesn't contain the 'address' with the word 'Sonagachi' and was taken during Shah's door-to-door campaign in Bhabanipur for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The image was shared on Facebook, identifying Shah's location as Sonagachi.
WHAT WE FOUND OUT
Through a reverse image search we came across the original image shared by the home minister on Twitter on 9 April, with the caption, "Few more from Bhabanipur’s door to door campaign."
A comparison of the viral image with the original one can be seen below.
We also came across the image on news agency UNI's website, identifying the location as Kolkata's Bhabanipur.
A Times of India video of Shah's door-to-door campaign in the area, in the same attire as the viral image, can also be seen here.
Evidently, an image of Amit Shah campaigning in West Bengal has been edited to make it appear as though he visited the Sonagachi area.
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