Fact Check: Did TN BJP leader Annamalai say beef will be permanently banned?

A post claiming that Tamil Nadu BJP leader Annamalai has said that beef will be permanently banned in the wards where the party wins. Users quoting Annamalai said vegans will be allowed only on Sundays

By Sabya Singh  Published on  23 Feb 2022 2:51 PM GMT
Fact Check: Did TN BJP leader Annamalai say beef will be permanently banned?

Hyderabad: A post claiming that Tamil Nadu BJP leader Annamalai has said that beef will be permanently banned in the wards where the party wins. Users quoting Annamalai said vegans will be allowed only on Sundays


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Fact Check:

The claim is false.

First NewsMeter looked at whether this news card was carried by any media including Junior Vikatan, News 7 Tamil, News Tamil, Thandi TV. None of them have this news card.

A fact check website- Tamil factcrescendo contacted Junior Vikatan Digital Head, News Tamil Digital Head. They also confirmed that it was a fake news card. Also, they contacted the digital sections of News7 Tamil and Thandi TV to ascertain the veracity of the news card.

Further, we did not find any such information on Annamalai's social media handles.

https://twitter.com/annamalai_k?t=GgFDNCDlow2INgkblxEJ3Q&s=09

Hence, the claim is false.

Claim Review:TN BJP leader Annamalai say beef will be permanently banned
Claimed By:Social Media Users
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:False
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