FAKE ALERT: Morphed photo of Modi and Shah donning skull caps viral in context of WB elections

CLAIM
A photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and House Minister Amit Shah carrying Islamic cranium caps is being circulated on social media to take a jibe at BJP supporters.
These sharing the picture are alleging that even Modi-Shah duo lastly indulged in Muslim appeasment to get their votes in ongoing West Bengal (WB) meeting elections. It should be said that Muslims represent no less than 30% vote share within the japanese state.

“Bhakts (a pejorative time period used to explain BJP supporters), your uncle and nephew made a idiot out of you and betrayed you, whereas themselves touchdown on the doorsteps of Muslims in Bengal,” reads a free translation of the textual content being shared together with the picture.

TRUTH
The picture is a morphed model of the unique picture the place neither Modi nor Shah is carrying any Islamic cap.
The unique picture was taken in August 2019 outdoors late Arun Jaitley’s home the place Modi and Shah had gone to specific condolences after the previous union minister’s demise.
It’s got nothing to do with the WB elections.
VERIFICATION AND METHODOLOGY
Utilizing reverse-image search, we traced the unique picture to a photo-story submit printed by Information 18 on August 28, 2019.
Titled ‘PM Modi, Amit Shah Meet Arun Jaitley’s Household to Supply Condolences’, the submit carried a number of photographs (from the condolence meet) clicked at Jaitley’s residence in Kailash Colony, Delhi.
The unique picture particularly is captioned as ‘PM Narendra Modi and House Minister Amit Shah go away after paying their condolences to the relations of former finance minister late Arun Jaitley, at their residence in New Delhi’ and credited to information company PTI.

It’s clear that this picture was digitally-altered so as to add Islamic cranium caps on Modi’s and Shah’s head.
VERDICT
Instances Reality Examine has discovered that an outdated image of Modi and Shah has been doctored to falsely declare that the duo is carrying Islamic caps to garner Muslim votes in WB.

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