No, Aditya Thackeray did not visit Ajmer Sharif to seek blessings to become CM after Maharashtra election

Posted on 2019-10-29 18:24:12 by Himani Joshi

Summary

The viral claim is false that Aditya Thackeray went to Ajmer Dargah seeking a vow to become CM after the Maharashtra Assembly elections. The viral picture is 4 months old. 

Sign Up For Our Newsletters.

Get our articles in your email as soon as it goes live!
Error! Please Try Again.
{{message}}

The results of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election came on October 24, but so far no decision has been made on who will be the next chief minister. After that, a photo of Shiv Sena's Aditya Thackeray is going viral on social media with a claim that after the Maharashtra Assembly elections, Aditya Thackeray went to Ajmer Dargah seeking a vow to become CM.

A twitter user name Gaurav Pradhan uploaded a photo of Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray with a caption "Bala Saheb died again today Well done @ShivSena"

The text in Hindi on the photo reads "Rahul Gandhi of Shiv Sena visited Ajmer Sharif Dargah today seeking a vow to become CM. Bala Saheb died again today".

The tweet received more than 3,081 likes and 1,449 retweets at the time of writing this article.

We also find the same picture on Facebook posted by a user name Swapnil Mishra with the same caption. 

4 months old picture of Ajmer Sharif

After doing reverse image research on google we found that the picture of Aditiya Thackeray's Ajmer Sharif is four months old. According to a news report, Aditiya Thackery went to the Ajmer to offer a chadar at the Dargah of Moinuddin Chishti after the good performance in the Lok Sabha elections.  This photo is from 8th June this year.

We also found a youtube video published by IndiaTV on 9 June 2019 with a caption Yuva Sena Chief Aditya Thackeray visits Ajmer Sharif Dargah.

In conclusion, the viral claim is false that Aditya Thackeray went to Ajmer Dargah seeking a vow to become CM after the Maharashtra Assembly elections. The viral picture is 4 months old. 

 



Support Fact Hunt

We need your support to survive in the industry.

Sign Up For Our Newsletters.

Get our articles in your email as soon as it goes live!
Error! Please Try Again.
{{message}}

Leave a Comment:

Recent Comments

Advertisement

About Fact Hunt

Fact Hunt is an independent social journalism platform to counter fake news. You can connect with other users to share and discuss on any trending and controversial stories.

Recent Posts