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Rahul Gandhi's edited tweet, “I am sorry to hear about the passing of #SushantSinghRajput. A young & talented Cricketer, gone too soon. My condolences to his family, friends & fans across the world

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News CLAIM: A fake edited picture claiming that Rahul Gandhi has tweeted this after the death of Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the message states, “I am sorry to hear about the passing of #SushantSinghRajput. A young & talented Cricketer, gone too soon. My condolences to his family, friends & fans across the world.”

Waaaah pappu tum sach me sabse bade pappu ho Rahul Gandhi ....Sushant sir ki death pe aap ye likh rahe young cricketer died Tumse seekh leni chahhye ..itne chunaav haarne ke baad bhi kabhi bhi jindgi nahi haare...You inspire us!!..lekin dimaag pappu hai

Rahul Gandhi Cricketor Pappu

TRUTH & Verification: The tweet claiming to be that of Rahul Gandhi is viral on social media, however, the original tweet is, “I am sorry to hear about the passing of #SushantSinghRajput. A young & talented actor, gone too soon. My condolences to his family, friends & fans across the world.”

It is quite easy to edit a tweet on any browser; you just need to inspect the element in any browser. The below screenshot shows simple editing done in the chrome browser.

 

Also if someone sees the timing of both these tweets, both the tweet has the same time to publish 7:31 PM – Jun 14, 2020

VERDICT:  False




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