Fact Check: TN BJP leader Annamalai did not write to Modi seeking a ban on beef exporting firms

A post claiming that Tamil Nadu BJP leader K. Annamalai has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to “ban beef export companies” is viral on WhatsApp.

By Misha Rajani  Published on  15 March 2022 1:39 PM GMT
Fact Check: TN BJP leader Annamalai did not write to Modi seeking a ban on beef exporting firms

Hyderabad: A post claiming that Tamil Nadu BJP leader K. Annamalai has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to "ban beef export companies" is viral on WhatsApp. The post is titled "Annamalai's letter to PM Modi" and the text reads, "Gomata is like our mother so we should ban beef export companies and take action against those who run such companies."


Fact Check

NewsMeter could not find any news reports or official statements that confirmed the claim. If Annamalai had written such a letter to Modi, the media would have reported it. But we found no such reports.

The logo of Kathir News can be seen in the viral post. However, Kathir has denied issuing such a news report and said the post is fake.

NewsMeter has previously debunked a similar claim.

It is clear that Annamalai has not written a letter to the PM seeking a ban on beef export companies. Thus, the claim is false.

Claim Review:Tamil Nadu BJP leader K. Annamalai has written a letter to PM Modi urging him to “ban beef export companies”.
Claimed By:Social Media Users
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:False
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