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legal action would be taken against admin and group members who post jokes on #Coronavirus ,

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Multiple Fake news claims: These days a message is going viral on WhatsApp, which states that if a joke about a group of COVID-19 pandemic (Coronavirus infection) is also shared accidentally, then action will be taken on it.

News Verification: These days a message is going viral on WhatsApp, which states that if a joke about a COVID-19 pandemic (Coronavirus infection) was also accidentally shared on a group, then Section 68 against the group administrator, Action will be taken as a violation of 140 and 188. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) has rejected these messages as fake messages.

The official Twitter account of PIB Fact Check reads Fake message is going around on social media claiming that legal action would be taken against admin and group members who post jokes on #Coronavirus, hence group admin should close the group for 2 days.

This is #Fake! No such order has been issued by the Government

Facts Check Verdict: False





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