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BJP Leaders Share Photo From Mumbai as Infrastructural Development in Gujarat

The structure in the graphic shared by accounts associated with BJP Gujarat shows a flyover in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaign graphic in Gujarati, showing a multilane flyover, is being shared on social media with a claim that it shows the state of infrastructural development in Gujarat.

Who is sharing the graphic?: Several verified accounts associated with the BJP in Gujarat shared it, which include:

The claim comes days before the state goes to polls on 1 and 5 December.

(Note: Swipe right to view all claims.)

  • An archive of this tweet can be seen here.

    (Source: Twitter/Screenshot)

What is the truth?: The flyover in the graphic is the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road located in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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How did we find out?: Using Google Lens, we cropped the image from the graphic and ran a reverse image search on it.

  • This led us to a photograph on stock image website Shutterstock, which mentioned that it showed a photo of the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 2 November 2014.

The structure in the graphic shared by accounts associated with BJP Gujarat shows a flyover in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

The website places the photo in Tilak Nagar in Maharashtra's Mumbai.

(Source: Shutterstock/Altered by The Quint)

  • On comparing this photo to the one in the graphic, we saw a few similarities, such as the buildings, the design of the supporting pillars, and a blue and white structure on the right.

The structure in the graphic shared by accounts associated with BJP Gujarat shows a flyover in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Both photos have multiple similarities.

(Source: Twitter/Shutterstock/Altered by The Quint)

More visuals of the road in Mumbai: We found the same photograph on stock image website Alamy as well, which also mentioned the location as Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  • On Shutterstock, we found a similar photo as the one from the claim, along with one showing the support pillars of the flyover.

  • The pattern of these pillars matches the ones seen under the flyover in the graphic.

(Note: Swipe right to view both photos.)

  • The support pillars have blue and white patterns on them.

    (Source: Twitter/Altered by The Quint)

The Quint has contacted the photographer and will update the article if and when we receive a response.

Conclusion: The flyover in the graphic shared by verified social media accounts associated with BJP Gujarat shows the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road in Maharashtra's Mumbai.

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