A picture has surfaced on the internet in which former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru can be seen on a river shore, according to the claim attached with the picture he had taken a dip during the Kumbh Mela.
The caption of the post read: “ताकि सनद रहे : पहले प्रधानमंत्री पंडित जवाहरलाल नेहरू भी कुंभ में स्नान कर चुके हैं और जनेऊ भी धारण किए हुए हैं।#KumbhMela2019”
(Translation: First Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru took a dip in Kumbh and also wears Janeu)
— Vinod Kapri (@vinodkapri) January 18, 2019
When NewsMobile team did a fact check, we found that the claim is FAKE.
On putting the image through Reverse Image Search, we found the original picture on a news article.
The caption of the picture read: “Jawaharlal Nehru immersing his mother’s ashes in Allahabad”
Hence, it proves that the claim is FAKE.
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