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Images viral on social media showing Matterhorn Mountain in Swiss Alps lights up with Indian flag in show of solidarity.

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Myth Fake news: Images viral on social media showing Matterhorn Mountain in the Swiss Alps lights up with the Indian flag in a show of solidarity.

Switzerland lights up Matterhorn mountain with the Indian flag in a show of solidarity amid coronavirus darkness Switzerland has expressed solidarity with India in... – youtube.com

News Verification: Switzerland’s Matterhorn mountain lit up with an image of the Indian flag to express solidarity as the world fights the coronavirus pandemic which has killed more than 1.5 lakh people globally.

Narendra Modi tweeted this picture of the Indian tricolor on the Matterhorn mountain. The official account of India in Switzerland tweeted, “INDIAN TRICOLOR ON THE MATTERHORN MOUNTAIN: Indian Tricolor of more than 1000 meters in size projected on Matterhorn Mountain, Zermatt, Switzerland to express Solidarity to all Indians in the fight against COVID 19.  A big Thank You to

@zermatt_tourism

 for the gesture.

@MEAIndia”

The Matterhorn is a mountain of the Alps, straddling the main watershed and border between Switzerland and Italy. It is a large, near-symmetric pyramidal peak in the extended Monte Rosa area of the Pennine Alps, whose summit is 4,478 meters high, making it one of the highest summits in the Alps and Europe.

Gurleen Kaur, an Indian Foreign Service Officer in Geneva, too tweeted images of the Matterhorn Mountains.

Facts Check Verdict: True





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