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Viral Image Of AAP Leader Raghav Chadha Wearing Makeup Is Morphed

Claim

An image of AAP leader Raghav Chadha in which he can be seen wearing makeup is going viral on social media platforms.

Fact

Newschecker conducted a Google reverse image search for the viral image and found multiple reports carrying a similar image of the AAP leader. One of such reports by ScoopWhoop, titled ‘AAP Model Raghav Chadha Walked The Ramp At Lakme Fashion Week & Netizens Had A Lot To Say About It,’ carried several tweets featuring an image similar to the viral image.

A report by Dainik Bhaskar also carried the same image of his.

We compared Chadha’s image in the tweets with his other image, in which he can be seen wearing makeup and could conclude that the viral image has been morphed. 

Image of AAP leader Raghav Chadha is morphed.
Viral image and original image

Notably, Raghav Chadha recently walked the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week 2022. He made his ramp debut as a showstopper for his maternal uncle and fashion designer Pawan Sachdeva. The leader wore a black leather jacket, paired with leather pants and matching shoes and a striking orange belt.

Before the show, Chadha said, “I am walking the ramp for my uncle, Pawan Sachdeva, at the FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week. I am very, very nervous. I am not at all excited. I am super nervous. Let’s see how it goes.”

He shared visuals from the event on his Instagram account with the caption, “Walked the ramp at #LakmeFashionWeek2022 for my maternal uncle (Mama), fashion designer Pawan Sachdeva.”

Result: Manipulated Media/Altered Video/Photo

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Vasudha Beri
Vasudha Beri
Vasudha noticed the growing problem of mis/disinformation online after studying New Media at ACJ in Chennai and became interested in separating facts from fiction. She is interested in learning how global issues affect individuals on a micro level. Before joining Newschecker’s English team, she was working with Latestly.
Vasudha Beri
Vasudha Beri
Vasudha noticed the growing problem of mis/disinformation online after studying New Media at ACJ in Chennai and became interested in separating facts from fiction. She is interested in learning how global issues affect individuals on a micro level. Before joining Newschecker’s English team, she was working with Latestly.

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