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Congress Spokesperson Sanjay Jha converted to Islam? Read fact-check here

Claim :

 

कांग्रेस प्रवक्ता संजय झा ने इस्लाम धर्म अपनाया

 

Translation :

 

Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha converted to Islam

 

 

Verification :

On December 19, several users on Facebook shared an image of Sanjay Jha, Spokesperson of Indian National Congress (INC), wearing a skull cap. Sanjay Jha is also President of the All India Professionals Congress, Maharashtra. The viral image has been posted on Facebook and other social media platforms with the text, “कांग्रेस प्रवक्ता संजय झा ने इस्लाम धर्म अपनाया ( Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha adopted Islam).

 

 

 

 

Several people have shared the same viral image on Twitter and Facebook

 

As we began fact-checking the viral claim, we found that same image was shared by Sanjay Jha on his official Twitter account.On his official Twitter account, Sanjay Jha can be seen wearing skull cap. He changed his profile picture on December 19, 2019 . After which, several claims on social media per se Sanjay Jha are getting viral.

 

 

 

During our fact check regarding the viral claim, we found a report of News 18 India. While talking to News 18 India, Sanjay Jha said, “I did it intentionally as this country is of Mahatma Gandhi and no one can destroy the secularism of the country in the name of religion”. He added that, “Petty politics is being played in the name of religion and it is high time to show Brotherhood and unity among each other”

 

कांग्रेस के राष्ट्रीय प्रवक्ता ने मुस्लिम टोपी के साथ लगाई Twitter पर तस्वीर, BJP ने कसा तंज!

दिल्ली/नोएडा. देश की राजधानी दिल्ली (Delhi NCR) सहित सभी राज्यों में नागरिकता संशोधन एक्ट (CAA) को लेकर प्रदर्शन (Protest) चल रहा है. कहीं राजनीतिक पार्टी (political parties), कहीं छात्र (students protest) तो कहीं आम जनता (public protest) सड़कों पर उतर कर अपना विरोध दर्ज करवा रही है.

 

 

We found that Sanjay Jha himself posted the viral image on his Twitter account to demonstrate his protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and also the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Claims regarding Sanjay Jha coverting to Islam were found out to be untrue by Newschecker.in fact-checking team.

 

 

Sources

 

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Result: Misleading  

 

 

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Shaminder Singh
Shaminder started off his career as a freelance journalist for a consulting and research firm. He has been a Political Strategist and Media Manager. Before joining Newschecker, he worked with various reputed media agencies like Daily Post India, PTC News.
Shaminder Singh
Shaminder started off his career as a freelance journalist for a consulting and research firm. He has been a Political Strategist and Media Manager. Before joining Newschecker, he worked with various reputed media agencies like Daily Post India, PTC News.

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