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Are Modi Apples Named After PM Narendra Modi?

Viral Claim: The news doing the rounds on the social media claims that apple named Modi from Australia is  inspired by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi .

Facts Check: Fake

Viral News in Social Media Twitter / Facebook / WhatsApp / Others Examples:

मेलबॉर्न, ऑस्ट्रेलिया @narendramodi जी से प्रभावित फिलिपो ने अपने नए सेब के व्यवसाय को मोदी जी के नाम पर रखा। भारत के बाजारों में भी मिलेगा ये सेब। @RahulGandhi 😊🙏#RememberMeWhenYouVote pic.twitter.com/WH36pxSRa3

🚩चौकीदार 💃गुर्जर🌱राष्ट्रवादी🚩 (@gurjer570) March 24, 2019

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Facts Check Analysis

According to the company, these apple  was named after the artist Amedeo Modigliani, called “Modì” by his friends, who became famous for his female portraits with shiny and bright colours. He was an Italian Jewish painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern  style characterized by elongation of faces, necks, and figures that were not received well during his lifetime but after hisdeath he became famous.