Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday warned people against hoax appeals circulated on PM Narendra Modi’s name on social media. The PMO, in its tweet, said that a few appeal documents circulated with PM’s ‘signature’ are not authentic. The Tweet also carried a sample picture of the document. “Few appeals with PM’s ‘signature’ are circulated on social media. Such documents are not authentic,” PMO said in a tweet.
Here is the tweet:
Few appeals with PM’s ‘signature’ are circulated on social media. Such documents are not authentic. pic.twitter.com/9AOcvHStFu
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 31, 2016
In last few weeks, a few appeal documents carrying PM’s signature started making rounds on social media, prompting the PMO to caution people against such fraud acts. It should be noted that PM Modi became most followed Indian on Twitter surpassing Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan. Responding to the tweet, a number of twitter users demanded strong action against those spreading disinformation in the name of the Prime Minister.