Viral Fact Check: Will Rs 350 be deducted from the bank account of those who do not vote? read the whole truth

Viral Fact Check: Will Rs 350 be deducted from the bank account of those who do not vote?  read the whole truth

Viral Fact Check: A newspaper cutting has become increasingly viral on social media, in which it is written that ‘if you do not vote, you will deduct Rs 350 from the bank account – commission’, after which it is written that the Election Commission took it before the court. approval. It is also written in the news that if there is no account then money will be deducted from mobile recharge.



New Delhi. In the age of social media, where we are aware of information, on the one hand we get caught in the trap of such information which has no truth or authenticity. In today’s era, people share any rumor without thinking for likes, which people also start believing it to be true. People are falling prey to viral news every day, a similar fake news has gone viral on social media which people believe to be true, in fact, a newspaper cutting has been shared in which it is written that the person who will not vote in the Lok Sabha elections 350 rupees will be deducted from his account. This news started spreading like fire, then later this claim was proved wrong.

A newspaper cutting has become increasingly viral on social media, in which it is written that ‘If you do not vote, you will deduct Rs 350 from the bank account – Commission’, after which it is written that the Election Commission has already taken approval from the court. It is also written in the news that if there is no account then money will be deducted from mobile recharge.

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PIB Fact Check has investigated this fake news from its Twitter account and called the claims of the news false. PIB said that this claim is fake, no such decision has been taken by the Election Commission. Finally appealed not to share such misleading news, after this the Election Commission has also warned people by tweeting and called it fake. The Twitter handle of the spokesperson of the Election Commission said that it has come to our notice that the following fake news is being re-shared on some WhatsApp groups and social media which was also shared in the year 2019.

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