A photo allegedly of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLA from Bihar's Sheohar, Sharfuddin went viral on the internet recently showing the legislator failing to saluting the tricolour during an Independence..
In fact, the woman is probably a tourist posing in a traditional outfit.
'The Delhi Commission for Women is recently reported to have rebuked Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel for putting up a poster of a Kashmiri woman in his residence. On August 8, Goel had tweeted an image of a hoarding that carried a photograph of a woman in traditional Kashmiri garb. The hoarding had the slogan “धारा 370 का जाना तेरा मुस्कराना .” This loosely means “Article 370 gone and you’re all smiles.” धारा 370 का जाना तेरा मुस्कराना pic.twitter.com/enYlpUBmks — Vijay Goel (@VijayGoelBJP) August 8, 2019 As it turns out, the poster carries an old photograph from a blog post from 2014. A Google reverse-image search led us to rajeshpusalkar.blogspot.com , which is a personal blog maintained by man named Rajesh Pusalkar. In 2014, he wrote about his trip to Kashmir. The photograph of the woman in the BJP hoarding was picked up from this post. Going by the description of the image, it seems that the woman is not even a Kashmiri but a tourist who dressed up in traditional attire to take photographs. Since Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of its special status and statehood, Alt News has found several cases of misinformation where old visuals have been used to portray the Kashmiri people in support of.. Read more'
IMPHAL | Aug 10Chief minister N. Biren Singh has expressed shock and deep sadness over the sudden and untimely demise of senior photo journalist, Phanjoubam Santosh due to an ailment on August 9.Born on March 1, 1962 at Wangkhei Meihoubam Lampak, ...