A message has been claimed to provide free internet services to 100 million users for 3 months. PIB Factchecking has revealed its true truth after investigation.
In a news going viral on social media, it has been claimed that the Government of India is giving free internet service to 3 million people for 3 months. PIB Factcheck, the government’s fact-checking agency, has investigated this viral message. PIB Factcheck has also given information about the real truth on the official Twitter handle after checking this viral message. But, before knowing the real reason behind this viral message, we know what claims have been made in it.
What is the message claimed?
This message is being shared on WhatsApp, in this message it has been said that the Indian government has promised to give 100 million users a free three-month recharge plan for online studies. In this message, it has been further said, ‘If you have a SIM card of Jio, Airtel or Vifi, then you can take advantage of this offer. I found a freech recharge, you can too. ‘
A note has been written below in this message, which said that recharges can be obtained by clicking on the link given below. This offer is also valid for April 2021.
What did PIB Factcheck find in the investigation?
PIB Factcheck has found in its investigation that this claim is fake. PIB said that no such announcement has been made by the Government of India. With this, it has become clear that the central government is not offering any such plan, in which 10 crore people are getting free internet services for three months. In such a situation, it is not necessary to click on the link given in this message.
One #WhatsApp The message claims that the Indian government is providing free internet to 100 million users for 3 months. #PIBFactCheck: This claim #Fuzzy is. No such announcement has been made by the Government of India. pic.twitter.com/31wQ96LSxA
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) April 5, 2021
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