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Yediyurappa did not attend Kumaraswamy son’s wedding amid lockdown

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A viral post doing the round on social media shows Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa at an event along with Kumaraswamy and couple dressed in wedding attire. It is being claimed that Yediyurappa also attended the wedding of HD Kumarswamy’s son on 17th April despite the lockdown. The post is a collage by a photo of the lockdown being punished by the police.  The post reads

“यहां सत्ता पक्ष और विपक्ष एक साथ है,क्योंकि दोनों अमीर है ।
लॉक डाउन का पालन केवल गरीबों को करना है,भूखे मर कर भी।”
Translation: “Here the ruling and opposition sides are together because they are rich Only the poor have to follow the lockdown even if they are dying of hunger”


Twitter user Pinki Chaubey’s post has been liked more than 4,300 users and retweeted over 1,300 times.

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The same post has been shared on Facebook




The picture was taken on February 10, 2020, from the engagement ceremony and not from the wedding. 

Using reverse image search that led us to several Media reports in which the viral picture was used. The picture was taken on February 10, 2020, when CM Yediyurappa attended the engagement ceremony of Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Gowda at Taj West End in Bengaluru. India was not under lockdown at the time.

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Shweta Jamsandekar

An aspiring journalist from Symbiosis institute of media and communication.