A picture of journalist Rajdeep Sardesai wearing a green kurta with a Pakistani flag pinned on it is being circulated on social media.
Facebook posts can be seen here and here.
NewsMobile fact checked the post and found that the picture is manipulated.
We put the picture through Reverse Image Search and found the same picture in an article by OpIndia. However, in the picture, Sardesai is seen wearing a saffron kurta instead of a green one. Also, there is no Pakistani flag pinned to his kurta in the picture.
Upon searching further, we found that the picture was tweeted by Sardesai himself on August 15, 2016.
All set for an lndependence day lunch in my best saffron kurta! pic.twitter.com/hU7DIHtRL2
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) August 15, 2016
Hence, from the above fact-check, it is clear that the viral picture was manipulated using photo editing software to create a false narrative.
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