Riteish Deshmukh and his brother are NOT availing loan waivers for farmers; actor dismisses accusations

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A picture of a printed document is being shared online with a claim that Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh and his brother Amit Deshmukh are availing loan waivers meant for farmers.
” Hear this!
Actor Ritesh Deshmukh and MLA Amit Deshmukh (sons of Congress Ex CM Vilasrao Deshmukh) are said to be availing LOAN waivers meant for FARMERS.
Amount involved: ₹ 4.7 Crore, ” the text read.


NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found a tweet by the actor denying the claims.
The picture was also tweeted by Madhu Purnima Kishwar, founder of human rights organization, Manushi.

Replying to her tweet, actor Riteish Deshmukh dismissed the said accusation.
Dear @madhukishwar Ji, The said paper in circulation is with malafide motive. Neither me nor my brother @AmitV_Deshmukh have availed any loan as mentioned in the paper posted by you. Hence, there is no question of any loan waiver whatsoever. Please don’t be misled. Thank you, ” he wrote.

After the actor’s reply, Madhu Purnima Kishwar deleted the original tweet and thanked the actor for correcting her.