Shashi Tharoor and few tweeted a photo from Russia claiming from US.

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Shashi Tharoor and others tweeted a black and white photo of Nehru and Indira Gandhi in a car surrounded by a huge crowd claiming the photo to be from US, year 1954. His tweet has been retweets approx 4000 times

 

Dheeraj Gurjar, National Secretary of AICC, tweeted it too

 

Sunil Jain, Managing Editor of Finanlisal Express quoted Shashi Tharoor’s tweet

 

 

The Facebook post below by Kanwal Chadha has been shared by approx 1000 people.

 

 

 

A Facebook Page Yuva Desh also posted the same image with he same claim.

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Although the photo is genuine but it’s not from US. The photo is from USSR.

This tweet of last year from a Russian claims this of 1955, Magnitogorsk

Residents of Magnitogorsk welcome the Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi. Chelyabinsk Region, June 1955.

 

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Shashi Tharoor tweeted accepting his tweet was wrong

 

 

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