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In the original photo, it is Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait, not Babur’s portrait, behind Rahul Gandhi.


A photo is being widely shared on Facebook claiming that Rahul Gandhi has a portrait of Mughal Emperor Babur behind him at the Congress Party’s headquarters. But, FACTLY has found the photo to be photoshopped. In the original photo, a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi can be seen behind Rahul Gandhi. The original photo was taken in 2017 at the Congress Party headquarters when Rahul Gandhi had filed nomination for the election of ‘Congress President’.

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1. News article – https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/rahul-gandhi-congress-president-post-nomination-papers-sonia-gandhi-1099673-2017-12-04

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