A picture post is making rounds on social media which has a quote attributed to Home Minister, Amit Shah saying that “those who can’t buy expensive petrol and diesel should leave the country”.
The text in Hindi read: “जो लोग महंगा पेट्रोल डीजल नहीं खरीद सकते, वो देश छोड़ के जा सकते हैं|,” अमित शाह BJP अध्यक्ष
When NewsMobile fact-checked the above post, we found it to be FAKE.
On putting the exact quote through a Google search, we didn’t find any result related to the above statement.
We also checked by putting keywords such as ‘Amit Shah’, ‘Expensive’, ‘Petrol’, ‘Diesel’ etc and we didn’t find any authentic source to confirm that Amit Shah had made the viral statement.
On scanning through Amit Shah’s verified social media handles, we didn’t find any post or a tweet related to the above statement.
Hence, the above information proves that the viral post is FAKE.
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