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No Queen Elizabeth billboard in London with Modi ‘good boy’ message. Viral photo is a meme

The image of the Queen alongside her quotes was first displayed on London's Piccadilly Lights in April 2020 when she made a televised address to UK citizens.

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New Delhi: An image of Queen Elizabeth II on the Piccadilly Lights billboard in London “thanking” Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sending Covid-19 vaccines to the UK has been widely circulated on social media. The message on the billboard reads, “Thank you PM Modi for sending us vaccines. You are a good boy”.

According to reports, the British government has placed an order of 10 million AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses made by the Serum Institute of India (SII). The announcement was made on 3 March.

The image is being shared on Facebook with the caption, “The country where the sun never sets for 200 years, thanks Indian PM Narendra Modi today.”

It is also being shared on Twitter with a similar caption.

The image is also being circulated on WhatsApp with a similar caption.


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Fact Check

It has been found that the image of the Queen alongside her quotes was first displayed on London’s Piccadilly Lights in April 2020 when she made a televised address to UK citizens.

The 146-foot photo of the Queen was displayed along with her words that read, “We should take comfort that while we may have more still to endure, better days will return.” It added: “I want to thank everyone on the NHS front line, as well as care workers and those carrying out essential roles.”

This billboard image has now become a meme template. An website called Meme Market allows users to fill in the blank billboard with text of their liking. The viral image with Modi comment appears to have originated from this site.

(Edited by Myithili Hazarika)


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4 COMMENTS

  1. Bhakts will go to any extend. One day you see these bhakts will replace face of Lord Venateshwara with that of Modi and say God andodi are brothers.

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