Fact Check: Viral message falsely claims KCR does not attend Hindu festivals

A post is circulating on social media with the claim that Telangana Chief Minister KCR is not seen at Navratri, Dussehra, and other Hindu festivals but is seen attending Christmas parties and Iftar.

By Sabya Singh  Published on  15 May 2022 9:30 AM GMT
Fact Check: Viral message falsely claims KCR does not attend Hindu festivals

Hyderabad: A post is circulating on social media with the claim that Telangana Chief Minister KCR is not seen at Navratri, Dussehra, and other Hindu festivals but is seen attending Christmas parties and Iftar.




NewsMeter received the post on WhatsApp to verify it.

Fact Check

The claim is false.

NewsMeter searched the internet to see if KCR was seen at any Hindu festival and found that he had participated in various Hindu festivals. He participated in the Dussehra celebrations at Pragathi Bhavan.

We also found news clips of KCR attending Vinayaka Chavithi (Ganesh Chaturthi) celebrations at Khairatabad. (Read more here)

TV5 News had uploaded a video on its YouTube channel in 2017 of KCR attending Seeta Rama Kalyanam in Bhadrachalam.

Hence, the claim that KCR does not attend Hindu festivals is false.

Claim Review:CM KCR attends Christmas parties and iftar but not Hindu festivals.
Claimed By:Social media users
Claim Reviewed By:NewsMeter
Claim Source:Social media
Claim Fact Check:False
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