An edited image of Sardar Patel statue is viral.

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A Photo is viral in which, in background, huge Sardar Patel statue can be seen but in front of camera a poor people, a woman feeding kids can be seen.

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Dilip Mandal, Journalist, Former Managing Editor, India Today. Author of bestsellers like ‘Media ka Underworld’ and ‘Corporate Media: Dalal Street.’ Jai Phule, Jai Bhim, tweeted yesterday and had more than 225 retweets yet

He wrote –

“अगर सरदार पटेल जिंदा होते तो क्या इस बात की इजाजत देते कि आदिवासी किसानों की जमीन और खेत छीनकर उस जमीन पर उनकी मूर्ति बनाई जाए?”

Translation“If Sardar Patel was alive today, would he permit land grabbing of tribals and farmers to make his statue?”


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The origin of photo is 8 years old.
This was taken in year 2010 and was listed on Reuters, taken by Amit Dave

Reuters wrote in description –
26 February, 2010
Homeless children eat food on a footpath in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad February 26, 2010. India needs to review public spending and improve its fiscal position, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday, kicking-off the presentation of his budget for the fiscal year that starts on April 1. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA – Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS SOCIETY)”

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