Hyderabad : Tweets from the Twitter handle @Luv_Sinha143 have gone viral on social media. Reportedly, it is the official account of actor-politician Luv Sinha, the son of Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha.

Most of the tweets posted on this account are controversial and thousands of people are sharing them, believing the tweets are from Luv Sinha.

One of the tweets, originally in Hindi, translates to, "The Bombay High Court has ordered an FIR on Kangana for creating religious hysteria between the Hindus and Muslims on Twitter. The country always runs by the Constitution of Baba Saheb!"



FACT CHECK:

The Twitter handle @Luv_Sinha143 is NOT the official account of actor-turned-politician Luv Sinha.

NewsMeter checked Luv Sinha's verified Facebook account and found that his Twitter handle @LuvSinha was mentioned in his bio. Upon clicking the link provided, we found his official Twitter account.

The account, @LuvSinha, was created in December 2009 and has over 34,000 followers, whereas the account @Luv_Sinha143 was created in February 2019 and has around 3,700 followers.

NewsMeter also found out that Shatrughan Sinha follows @LuvSinha and not @Luv_Sinha143, which proves that @Luv_Sinha143 is not the official account of Luv Sinha.

Apart from this, the account @Luv_Sinha143 retweets posts by parody accounts. Tweets from parody accounts of actors Rhea Chakraborty and Sara Ali Khan were retweeted by this account.

Evidently, the account @Luv_Sinha143 is not the official account of Luv Sinha thus proving that the claim is FALSE.

Claim Review :   Twitter account of actor-turned-politician Luv Sinha has Twitteratis fooled
Claimed By :  Social Media Users
Fact Check :  False

Misha Rajani

Misha Rajani is a Fact Checker at NewsMeter. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from St. Francis College for Women. She has written a thesis on “ Role of social media in highlighting injustice”. Apart from pursuing a career in news writing, Misha is also skilled in graphic designing.

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