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Brief Outline: A Photo Of PM Modi, where he can be seen laughing is viral on the social media, the people who shared claims it too be from the AIIMS after the death of late PM Atal claiming to after the Death of the former PM.
Facts Check: False
What is Viral?
Grief stricken PM Narendra Modi condoling the death of Bharat Ratna Atal Behari Vajpayee at AIIMS, New Delhi.. pic.twitter.com/FUdNdb1Je2— Brijesh Kalappa (@brijeshkalappa) August 17, 2018
Facts Check Analysis: The image as shared on the social media claiming to be post the death of the late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee is wrong. However the picture is from the AIIMS hospitals where the late PM was present.
Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS in June this year. He passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018, at the age of 93.
In the picture the present PM Modi can be seen smiling with the doctors at the AIIMS has gone viral over the social media. The picture has been shared by the Congress and AAP supporting people, targeting the PM.
Prime minister Modi visited AIIMS several times a day of August 16, 2018. The doctor with spectacle who can be seen in the picture is Dr. Shiv Choudhary, Head, Dept. of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, AIIMS, Delhi.
THE 26th KRISHNA BHARADWAJ MEMORIAL LECTURE 2018 was delivered by Dr. Shiv Choudhary, Head, Dept. of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, AIIMS, Delhi on "Conquering the Invincible: A journey of courage" on Thursday, 08 March, 2018 at 3.00 P.M at JNU. pic.twitter.com/ZDPAygv1Om— Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar (@mamidala90) March 9, 2018
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was alive when the photo was taken.
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies. The AIIMS statement: pic.twitter.com/GSxfw1E8AH— Ruhi Tewari (@RuhiTewari) August 16, 2018
In a twitter post by ANI, Aug 16, 2018 the PM left the AIIMS at 2;17 AM.