The Government has rejected a letter circulating in the social media which claims that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Recently, a letter purportedly written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the recent Ram Temple event in Ayodhya has gone viral on social media platforms.
In the letter dated August 7, PM Modi congratulated Adityanath and his team for their contribution to “Hindu Rashtra” and said that he will be sending Rs 50 crore to him for the early construction of Ram Temple.
"The alleged letter read, “Let me begin by congratulating you and your team for your precious contribution to Hindu Rashtra. Hindus will always be grateful to you and your team for your honest and steady hard work to accomplish this milestone in the shape of Ram Mandir, which will make a new history for Hindu Rashtra.”
It further added, “I wish you and your team the very best for your future Elections 2022 and once again congratulate you for this remarkable accomplishment. ...From Prime Minister's Office, I am sending 50 crores for the early construction of Ram Mandir.”
The letter also carries the PM’s signature
A closer look at the letter reveals several discrepancies in the viral letter including the signature of Modi and the color of the Indian emblem seen in the letter.
Here is a comparison between the viral letter and PM Modi's reply to an 11-year-old student from Haryana.
Taking note of the alleged letter, PIB Fact Check issued a clarification and termed it “fake”. In a tweet, PIB noted that no such letter was issued to Adityanath by the Prime Minister’s Office.
The tweet reads, "Claim: A Facebook user has posted a letter, allegedly written by PM @narendramodi to Chief Minister of #UttarPradesh @myogiadityanath #PIBFactCheck: This letter is #Fake."
On August 5, PM Modi laid the foundation stone of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya and also performed 'bhoomi pujan' or ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the shrine.
In conclusion, the Government has rejected a letter circulating in the social media which claims that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
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