The picture sent from the verified account of ‘Office of Kamal Nath’ received more than 430 retweets and 1,300 likes so far.
New Delhi: A picture posted from Congress general secretary Kamal Nath’s official Twitter account showing poor quality of road construction in Madhya Pradesh has gone viral.
However, the image tweeted by the senior Congress leader turns out to be of a bad road in Bangladesh.
The two-year-old picture, along with a tweet, was sent from the verified account of ‘Office of Kamal Nath’ Sunday.
मामा जी के राज में भ्रष्टाचारी रास्तों की लगी है झड़ी,
और वाॅशिंगटन से अच्छी मख़मली सड़क कर लो घड़ी।
भजपा के सामने भ्रष्टाचार के सारे रिकॉर्ड लजाते हैं ,
मामाजी जाते जाते तथाकथित विकास को घड़ी कर साथ लिए जाते हैं ।
बढ़िया है।#वक़्त_है_बदलाव_का pic.twitter.com/Qojc3igCyQ
— Office Of Kamal Nath (@OfficeOfKNath) October 15, 2018
The tweet, originally written in Hindi, alleged widespread corruption in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan (referred to as mamaji) government. It said that bad roads are synonymous with the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh.
Referring to the poor quality of road construction as shown in the image, the tweet said sarcastically that these “foldable roads” are better than “silky roads of Washington”.
The image tweeted from the Office of Kamal Nath has received more than 430 retweets and more than 1,300 likes so far.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday debunked the lie saying Congress leaders are habitual offenders.
हमारे कांग्रेसी मित्रों का क्या कहना!
पहलें दिग्विजय जी पाकिस्तान के पुल को भोपाल ले आए, और अब कमलनाथ जी बांग्लादेश की सड़क को मध्यप्रदेश ले आए। https://t.co/8GKuRmUfE1
— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) October 15, 2018
“What to say about our friends from the Congress. First, Digvijay Singh brings Pakistan’s bridge to Bhopal and now Kamal Nath has brought Bangladeshi roads to MP,” Chouhan tweeted.
In June 2016, a Bangladeshi news portal called, Probashi Diganta News, had shared the same image alleging corruption in road construction work.
চোর বাটপারির একটা সীমা আছে! দেশে এইগুলা কি হচ্ছে? pic.twitter.com/zxRMf5CN3x
— BD1NEWS.COM (@BD1NEWS) June 23, 2016
In July 2016, former CSDS professor Madhu Kishwar had used the same image to highlight poor condition of roads in Bihar. She had to delete the tweet later after the image turned out to be from Bangladesh.
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