Brief Outline: A news viral on the social media claims that Sachin Tendulkar he has joined BJP. However there is no official or non official confirmation on the claim.

Facts Check: True

What is Viral? Viral news claims that Sachin Tendulkar has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

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Facts Check Analysis: Sachin can be seen wearing a orange kurta

The posts viral on the social media websites with a caption that translates to ‘Sachin Tendulkar has joined BJP’ (सचिन तेंडुलकर भाजपा में शामिल हो गए।). This post has been widely shared on the social media, especially by pages supporting RSS and BJP. Welcoming the iconic batsman.

The image used in the picture is from official website of the Siddhivinayak temple under the album – ‘Visitor Of the Day – 24th April 2015’

Visitor Of the Day - 24th April 2015

Sachin Tendulkar visited Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple along with members of family on the occasion of his 42nd birthday. Seen here with Hon'ble trustee Shri. Mahesh Mudliar and EO Shri. Mangesh Shinde.

Shree Siddhivinayak

Shri Aadesh Bandekar is the new Chairman of Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust

Apart from this we did not find any credible source to verify this claim of Sachin joining BJP. Until the time we get the confirmed information of Sachin joining BJP or any other political party, we keep this information floating as fake message. 

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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