CLAIMA viral speech on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that is attributed to Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy reads:‘NARAYANA MURTHY ON NARENDRA MODINarayana Murthy :I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time, I watched PM's speech other than that on 15th August.I don't say Modi is the best, but its the first time I know my country is so well recognised out side India.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time 20k Indians gathered in for a politicians speech on a foreign land.I don't say Modi is the best but for the first time in 46 minutes fantastic speech in USA parlament P.M. of India got 9 times standing ovation, 27 times affectionate clappings out of which 1st clappings lasted for 3 minutes & 40 seconds, which is 1st time in USA's History.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time every NRI is proud of him.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time 80 countries are listening to Indian PM.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time when Pakistan is totally exposed & and China is clueless.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time USA knows that if they need to continue as super power they need Indian support.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time Obama realised, he is not the most famous politician.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time INDIA seems like well recognised a leading country.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time, The World Knows WHY WE ARE THE WORLDS LARGEST DEMOCRACY.I don't say Modi is the best PM, but its the first time I know I AM A PROUD INDIAN’Several social media users have shared the viral message on Facebook and Twitter with an identical claim.The Quint received a query about the claims via its WhatsApp helpline as well.Fake Twitter Account Posing as Sprinter Dutee Chand Fooled ManyTRUE OR FALSE?The claims mentioned in the viral message are false. The speech has been falsely attributed to Narayana Murthy, his secretary AG Panduranga confirmed to The Quint.WHAT WE FOUND OUTNarayana Murthy through his secretary AG Panduranga told The Quint that he has never delivered this speech and that it has been falsely attributed to his name.While we were tracking tweets regarding the viral message on TweetDeck, a dashboard application for management of Twitter accounts, we found that a portion of the speech was viral in 2014 as well. It was not attributed to anyone but shared by individuals after Narendra Modi addressed the Indian community at Madison Square Garden, New York on 28 September 2014.Is Gurugram Muslim Who Was Allegedly Attacked a ‘Regular on NDTV’?SIMILAR CLAIMS IN THE PASTThis is not the first time when this viral message has been attributed to Narayana Murthy. Renuka Jain, a financial consultant who is followed by PM Modi on Twitter, had also shared the fake speech attributed to Murthy in 2016.This claim had been earlier been debunked by Alt News.Video from Spain Passed off as Modi’s Victory Celebrations in USA(Not convinced of a post or information you came across online and want it verified? Send us the details on WhatsApp at 9910181818, or e-mail it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll fact-check it for you. You can also read all our fact-checked stories here.) We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.