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News Claim: A picture has gone viral on social media where Delhi’s Minto Bridge can be again seen flooded with waterlogging,  
Viral News Today:  The mandatory event of a DTC bus getting submerged in water at Minto bridge has happened!! It can now be officially declared that Monsoons have arrived in Delhi. Happy Monsoons.

मिंटो ब्रिज पर डीटीसी बस के पानी में डूबने की अनिवार्य घटना हो गई है!! अब यह आधिकारिक तौर पर घोषित किया जा सकता है कि दिल्ली में मानसून आ गया है। हैप्पी मॉनसून! 

Remember .. #Delhi doesn’t officially have #Monsoon until Minto Bridge doesn’t tell us so, not the meteorological dept.

News Verification: The image shared on social media is not recently taken, it is in circulation since July 2020.  

AAP Twitter handle also stated the picture was fake, they said, this is an old photo of waterlogging on the Minto bridge.

AAP leader Atish tweeted recent information on Twitter, she said, “Gal Gadot, real WonderWoman is here Anand MahindraDespite heavy rainfall since morning, there's no water logging at #MintoBridge this time and traffic is moving smoothly.

The new Indian Express published this news with an image on 19th July 2020. It said, “The heavy rains also resulted in waterlogging at Minto Bridge took the life of a 60-year-old on Sunday. The 60-year-old man was driving a Tata Ace who allegedly died of died due to drowning after his vehicle got stuck in the waterlogged underpass. ”


Maybe it’s time that our opposition stops circulating old photos of Minto Bridge”

News verdict: Old Image, from July 2020.

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