Fake Message About 80,000 Indian Soldiers Applying For Leave Goes Viral
A viral post on social media is claiming that around 80,000 Indian soldiers have asked for leave. Know the truth behind the video.
The deadlock on the Ladakh border between India and China continues. Meanwhile, a message on social media is becoming increasingly viral. In the post, it is being claimed that more than 80,000 soldiers of the Indian Army have applied for leave amid the India-China face-off. The viral message also claimed, that for the first time in 45 years such a high number of soldiers have applied for leave together. But the truth of this message going viral on social media has been investigated by the PIB (Press Information Bureau) team. Let’s know how much truth there is in the message going viral.
PIB’s Fact Check Team investigated the truth behind the message going viral and has found out that the claim is completely false. There is no truth in it at all. This claim is fake. The PIB team told that between the India-China deadlock, soldiers have not applied for leave. At this time, increasingly misleading messages are going viral on social media, due to which we need to be careful. There was an uproar after this viral message.
Claim: A viral tweet is claiming that over 80,000 soldiers of #IndianArmy have applied for sick leaves, for the first time in 45 years, amid #IndiaChinaFaceOff. #PIBFactCheck: This claim is #Fake. @adgpi soldiers have not applied for sick leaves amid India-China standoff. pic.twitter.com/C9etNEis8y
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) September 12, 2020
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