Hyderabad: A message stating that Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been flown to New York for cancer treatment has gone viral on social media.

“Amit Shah suffers AVIAN SARCOMA flown to New York in Air Ambulance. Condition critical,” reads a message.

Amit Shah flown to New York for treatment of cancer.- Inside sources😳

Posted by Daily_Mirror on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Archived links of the claims can be found here, here and here.

Fact check:

The claim is FALSE.

When searched, Newsmeter found that Home Minister Amit Shah has been actively participating in various programmes and performing his duties

Posting his activities on Twitter and also Facebook accounts, He stated that he attended an event of distributing electric pottery wheels to 200 potter families belonging to Gandhi Nagar Lok Sabha Constituency. Photographs of the event were also posted.

समाज के गरीब व वंचित वर्ग को सशक्त कर उन्हें विकास की मुख्यधारा से जोड़ना मोदी सरकार की सर्वोच्च प्राथमिकता है।इसी…

Posted by Amit Shah on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

This was also shared on the twitter account of Home Ministry.

According to ANI, he also attended a crucial meeting about upcoming#BiharElections2020 at BJP president JP Nadda’s residence. Besides Amit Shah, party’s Bihar election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis and Bhupendra Yadav were also present

Hence, the claim that Home Minister Amit Shah has been flown to New York for cancer treatment is FALSE.

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