new Delhi. In a news viral on social media, it has been said that the title of more than two and a half lakh newspapers has been canceled by the central government, and has excluded hundreds of newspapers from the list of DAVP.
The official Twitter handle of the Government of India, PIB Fact Check, has described this news as completely fake and has also said that no such decision has been taken by the Central Government.
Claim: In a news article, it is being claimed that the Central Government has canceled the title of more than 2.5 lakh newspapers and excluded hundreds of newspapers from the list of DAVP.#PIBFactCheck: This claim is fake. No such decision has been taken by the Central Government. pic.twitter.com/Kecdg9C7Ft
– PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) November 20, 2020
As soon as this fake news went viral on the social media, there was a stir in the media world, but soon PIB Fact Check tweeted it as fake.
In this fake news, it was claimed that the Government of India has canceled the title of 269556 newspapers. Along with this, it has also been said that 804 newspapers have been removed from the advertisement list by the DAVP.
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