Congress used photos from their own days to criticize BJP over farm bill.

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A lot of tweets were made yesterday using images of farmers etc., showing their plight, by Congress official accounts, Priyanka Gandhi and others, to criticize the Farm Bill in parallel with farmers’ protests.

The posts/tweets had a message/text along with a photo of farmers or other relevant stuff.

Given the stature of a national party, verified accounts, thus making them responsible, using such images obviously means that the photo is related to the text proving it right otherwise one should use the word “Representational image” or some similar words on or with the image which they didn’t.

Photos used –

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Photo from Congress rule

The above article was published 8 years ago, Nov 2012

Source: The Economist

Second

Below is a screenshot from a small video tweeted (tweet below the image). Claiming Modi showed dreams but didn’t work on them, the below photo claiming to be no work done on Ganga river.

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Photo from Congress rule

Source – Weather.com, Third Slide. Seven years old, April 2013

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Priyanka Gandhi posted a mono-color photo of a farmer which was retweeted by more than 3600 times

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Photo from Congress rule

Earlist we could find this is 9 years ago. i.e. Aug 2011, uploaded on Flickr

Amar Ujala, a daily newspaper used this photo in Sep 2013 i.e. 7 years ago

Similarly, there were few other images used, either from 2014 or before but sources we found were blogs etc, not solid proofs, so we couldn’t include.

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