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Viral Graphic Claiming DPS Goa Allows Bikini As School Uniform Is Satire

Authors

Kushel HM is a mechanical engineer-turned-journalist, who loves all things football, tennis and films. He was with the news desk at the Hindustan Times, Mumbai, before joining Newschecker.

Claim

DPS Goa allows bikini as school uniform for girls in the summer

Viral Graphic Claiming DPS Goa Allows Bikini As School Uniform Is Satire

Fact

Newschecker noticed that the viral graphic had a watermark stating, “The Katva”. We ran a relevant keyword search and were led to the Instagram post uploaded by “satire/parody” handle, @thekatvaindiaa, on March 29, 2023.

Viral Graphic Claiming DPS Goa Allows Bikini As School Uniform Is Satire

The page also has a disclaimer which states that all its news posts are meant as satire, confirming that the viral graphic on DPS Goa was a parody post. Its Twitter bio, too,  reads, “The least trusted source in news”.

Viral Graphic Claiming DPS Goa Allows Bikini As School Uniform Is Satire
Viral Graphic Claiming DPS Goa Allows Bikini As School Uniform Is Satire

Result: Satire

Sources
Instagram/thekatvaindiaa
Instagram story, @thekatvaindiaa


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Authors

Kushel HM is a mechanical engineer-turned-journalist, who loves all things football, tennis and films. He was with the news desk at the Hindustan Times, Mumbai, before joining Newschecker.

Kushel HM
Kushel HM
Kushel HM is a mechanical engineer-turned-journalist, who loves all things football, tennis and films. He was with the news desk at the Hindustan Times, Mumbai, before joining Newschecker.

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