Search Results

{{searchSuggestion.title}}
{{searchSuggestion.date}}

No Result Found.

No, Assam unit of ABVP did not protested against the CAA: Saba Naqvi shared a photoshopped image

  • Share

Rumour

Saba Naqvi retweeted a picture to suggest that ABVP, the right-wing students’ organization, was protesting against the CAA. The image shows ABVP members with the banner reading “We don’t support NRC, CAB, CAA”. The banner also used demeaning language for the Union Home Minister Amit Shah which read “Modi go back, Takla Shah go back (Baldie Shah go back)” and had pictures of PM Modi and Amit Shah with shoe marks imprinted on them. The banner read #ABVPAssam to assert that the Assam unit of the ABVP had carried out the protest against the CAA.

Here is the archived link of her tweet: http://archive.md/HCOKI/image

The picture was shared by a user named Kamran Shahid with a caption, "I swear on lotus you would have never seen this image. ABVP members in Assam opposing NRC Yes yes ABVP members in Assam opposing NRC".

The tweet has been deleted but here is the archived version of his tweet: http://archive.md/EV2AC

Saba Naqvi's tweet was also retweeted by a verified Twitter handle Gurmehar Kaur who has more than 160k followers.

Our Investigation

We did a reverse image search on Google who took us to a report by DNA that has used the original image which shows ABVP members with saffron flags and banners reading “We support CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act)”.

Varada Marathe, the National Social Media Convener of the ABVP also denied Naqvi's claim. She replied to her, “The world is indeed changing, Miss Naqvi. But when will you change and stop sharing photoshopped images?” She also quoted her past tweet in which she had shared the original version of the image.

The belongs to the JNU unit of the ABVP and was from December 18 when the ABVP members of the JNU in Delhi, along with a section of teachers came out on streets to extend their support for the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Fact

A picture of the ABVP supporters holding a banner in support of the CAA was photoshopped to portray that the ABVP protested against CAA. The original picture belongs to the JNU unit of the ABVP.

  • Share

Note: You can reach out to us at facthunt.in[at]gmail dot com if you find any issue with our articles.

Support Fact Hunt

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

COMMENTS

{{comment.user.fname}} {{comment.user.lname}}, {{comment.date}}

{{urlify(comment.comment)}}.

LEAVE A COMMENT

Please Login or signup to share your views on this article

Other Rumours

A picture from Bengaluru shared with a false claim that lawyers protested against CAA and NRC in Indore
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-28 12:47:09.0
Four years old picture of a man wearing a burqa is being presented as an anti-CAA protester at Shaheen Bagh
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-24 03:49:45.0
An old video from Manipur being shared as Congress supporters distributing money to the protesters at Shaheen Bagh
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-24 03:29:38.0
Old image of Muharram procession of an injured woman shared in the backdrop of JNU students’ protest
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-09 12:41:23.0
Old video of 2019 Kumbh Mela shared with a fake claim of naga sadhus rallying in support of CAA
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-08 13:02:25.0
7-years-old video from Bangladesh shared as police brutality in Assam against NRC protesters
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-08 04:05:26.0
Old picture from Pakistan shared with false claim that a child was beaten up by UP police during anti-CAA protest
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-07 04:00:15.0
Old pictures of Naxalite attack in Chhattisgarh are currently shared as Jharkhand
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-06 03:56:15.0
An old image of 2015 is being shared claiming that the Modi government jailed Muslim women
by Himani Joshi 2020-01-03 17:26:53.0
No, Assam unit of ABVP did not protested against the CAA: Saba Naqvi shared a photoshopped image
by Neel Kamal 2020-01-02 03:31:04.0
An old video of a Sri Lankan prison shared as Muslims being mistreated in a detention centre in Assam
by Samyuktha Mirra 2019-12-31 10:57:05.0
Fact Check: Did some officials of the Delhi Police protest against CAA and police brutality?
by Samyuktha Mirra 2019-12-25 18:43:07.0
An old video of eviction drive in Assam shared as police brutality on people whose name was not in NRC
by Samyuktha Mirra 2019-12-25 02:50:17.0
Fact Check: Did Bengaluru cop threaten to hit historian Ramachandra Guha with his fist?
by Neel Kamal 2019-12-20 12:37:02.0
Photo of procession on Eid E Milad in Bangladesh is being shared as protest against CAB in Mumbai
by Himani Joshi 2019-12-17 17:37:58.0
No, Delhi Police is not hitting female students of Jamia Millia Islamia in the viral picture
by Neel Kamal 2019-12-15 18:15:53.0
Tongue and fingers being chopped off - a video from Venezuela is shared as atrocities on dalits in India
by Neel Kamal 2019-12-01 08:10:12.0
Picture from 2012 shared with a claim that Police Showering sticks on JNU students
by Himani Joshi 2019-11-21 18:45:30.0
Picture of govt hospital in MP viral on WhatsApp as Delhi govt school
by FactHunt Admin 2019-10-29 16:40:55.0
No, angry protestors did not chase police in Assam while protesting against NRC
by FactHunt Admin 2019-10-29 05:09:00.0

Mobile App

Available for Android

NEWSLETTER

Subscribe to our newsletter to get notification about new fact checks, feature updates, etc..