Fact Check: Lockdown till Diwali, train services suspended
News Claim: In a message on social media, it is being said that in view of the third wave of coronavirus, a lockdown is being imposed in the country and all train services will remain suspended till Diwali.
Viral message on WhatsApp today, Social Media claims:
The message circulated on Social media claims that in view of the third wave of coronavirus, a lockdown is being imposed in the country and all train services will remain suspended till Diwali.
It is written in the screenshot that 'third wave dangerous, lockdown from tomorrow morning, seven lakh corona infected a day'
It has been investigated by the PIB Fact Check team, which has been investigating the misleading and wrong facts viral on social media for the government.
PIB Fact Check shared a screenshot in its tweet saying that 'Claim: Lockdown will be imposed across the country from tomorrow morning due to increase in the number of corona virus-infected and all train services will be closed in the country till Diwali. #PIBFactCheck said these claims are false. No such announcement has been made by the Central Government. PIB Fact Check said that the Government of India has not made any announcement regarding the nationwide lockdown and closure of train services.
दावा: #कोरोनावायरस संक्रमितों की संख्या बढ़ने से कल सुबह से देशभर में लॉकडाउन लगाया जाएगा और दिवाली तक देश में सभी ट्रेन सेवाएं बंद रहेंगी।#PIBFactCheck— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) October 11, 2021
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▶️केंद्र सरकार द्वारा ऐसी कोई घोषणा नहीं की गई है। pic.twitter.com/qN17v0MSbz
News Verdict: False