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Viral Claim: The widely viral news claim “Sreenath K, a coolie at Ernakulam in Kerala used free WiFi at Ernakulam station & cleared Kerala Civil Services exam”.

Facts Check: True, but the image shared newly is not true.

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

This coolie cracked the Civil Services with just a phone, earphones and free Wi-Fi..

Being surrounded by books is routine for civil services aspirants, but for a coolie who cleared the Civil Services written test of the Kerala Public Service Commission, the preparation only comprised his mobile phone equipped with the free Wi-Fi services available at Kerala’s Ernakulam railway station, and a pair of earphones. 

It’s true: Sreenath K is a high-school pass out porter hailing from Munnar, the nearest major railway station from which is Ernakulam, who cracked the KPSC exam.

ABOUT SREENATH, THE COOLIE WHO CLEARED UPSC

Sreenath hails from Munnar, a town in the Western Ghats mountain range

Facts Check News: The news may be true, but the new image shared as Sreenath K is not true. Below is the original Sreenath K who actually cleared the civil services exam.

Meet Sreenath K, a coolie at Ernakulam in Kerala used free WiFi at Ernakulam station & cleared Kerala Civil Services exam. Sreenath K hails from Munnar in Kerala and has been working as a coolie at Ernakulam station for the past 5 years Salute. Where there is a will theres a way

 




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