Fact Check: Edited picture Mahatma Gandhi viral with women

News Claim: An edited picture of Mahatma Gandhi is viral on social media where he can be seen sitting close to the women in the video and smiling.

Viral message on WhatsApp today, Social Media claims:

The Gandhi award should go to the I.T cell who photoshop this image. HAPPY GANDHI JAYANTI TO ALL.

Just a rare image of Gandhi fighting with Britishers Face with tears of joy face with tears of joy

नाथूराम गोडसे जिंदाबाद

Just a rare image of gandhi fighting with Britishers", with the hashtag '#नाथूराम_गोडसे_जिंदाबाद' (Long live Nathuram Godse). Godse was the assassin of Gandhi

News Verification: This is a fake and edited image of Bapu, the father of the nation. In the original picture, Mahatma Gandhi can be seen laughing with Jawaharlal Nehru.

The original image was uploaded on apimages and was taken on July 06, 1946. 


News Verdict: False

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