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Did CM Yogi Adityanath pledge to sponsor an orphaned child during Kashi visit?

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The image of Yogi Adityanth with a child is viral with a narrative of raising him. The photo stated that the child has lost his parents as well as his maternal uncle. Seeing this Yogi Adityanath decide to raise him from the CM fund. The photo is circulated after Yogi Adityanath’s Kashi pilgrimage.





The viral image is misleading. The narrative attached is fake.

By doing a reverse image search, we found the article from various media houses. The article mentions that the CM had celebrated Diwali with the children of the Vantangia Community. The celebration was carried in October 2019. Dainik Bhaskar reports that CM celebrates Diwali with the Vantangia community for the 16th time.

Additionally, Live Hindustan also reported for the event. The article states that CM has travelled to Gorakhpur to celebrate Diwali in Tinkonia with the Vantangia community.

We found another article from Punjab Kesari has also reported on October 2019.

The results received via keyword search on Facebook is as below.

None of the articles of 2019 mentioned the details of the child being an orphan and the chief minister financing him.

But last Month he did meet many child orphaned due to COVID pandemic and got emotional. He told them “Main Hoon Na”

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Disha Palkhiwala

Student of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune