A 2 year old photo of an IAF chopper showering petals is claimed as Corona warriors’ appreciation by ANI, DD and others.

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A photo of an Indian Air Force chopper showering flower petals from sky is viral claimed as from 2nd May’s event of the same i.e. sky shower of petals but for Corona Warriors.

ANI tweeted the photo along with the text:

Chandigarh: An Indian Air Force chopper showed flower petals on Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) to express gratitude towards medical professionals. “We appreciate the kind gesture. It’s hugely motivational,” says PGIMER Director Prof. Jagat Ram.

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Doordarshan News Live posted on Facebook

The armed forces to salute the coronavirus warriors today; fly past by aircraft of the Indian Air Force from Srinagar…

Posted by DDNewsLive on Saturday, May 2, 2020

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Republic claimed the photo from Bhopal 

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Aajtak

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National Herald

 

Prabhat Khabar

 

Janta Ka Reporter

Anchor Anjana Om Kashyap tweeted the photo along with 3 others

“मुझे तोड़ लेना वनमाली,
उस पथ पर देना तुम फेंक,
मातृभूमि की सेवा करने,
जिसपथ जाएँ स्वास्थकर्मी अनेक…
योद्धाओं का योद्धाओं को संदेश…फूल, पत्थरों पर भारी हैं। एम्स में सेना ने कोरोना वॉरियर्स पर पुष्पवर्षा की!”

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Truth

An event to appreciate people, doctors fighting Coronavirus did take place on 2nd May 2020 with helicopters showering flowers, jets flying by but this particular viral photo is from 69th Republic Day where the helicopter was showering the flower petals in Gauhati, although these two News houses below said it’s from Rajpath

The photo is taken by Associated Press photographer Anupam Nath

 

 

Deccan Chronicle Published this photo in January 2018

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United Kingdoms’ Telegraph also published it

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