In a screen shot that has gone viral on social media, it is written that the government will lease 100 historic buildings, including the Taj Mahal, on a lease to earn 25000 crore rupees.
Taj Mahal (File photo)
In the era of social media, any thing spreads fast and there is a lot of rumors on this platform. Most of the rumors being shared on social media are attracting the attention of people, due to which they are shared a lot. One such news is circulating on social media platforms nowadays, in which it has been claimed that the central government is preparing to lease 100 historical sites including the Taj Mahal. The government has now given its clarification regarding this and this claim has been investigated by the team of PIB Fact Check.
In a screen shot that has gone viral on social media, it is written that the government will lease 100 historic buildings, including the Taj Mahal, on a lease to earn 25000 crore rupees. These are the people who said that I will not let the country sell.
PIB told the truth by tweeting
PIB tweeted on this and wrote that in a social media post it is being claimed that 100 heritage sites including Taj Mahal will be given on lease by the government. In PIB Fact Check this claim has been found to be fake. No such decision has been taken by the Ministry of Arts and Culture to lease heritage sites.
A social media post has claimed that 100 heritage sites, including the Taj Mahal, will be given on lease by the government.#PIBFactCheck: This claim #Fuzzy is. @MinOfCultureGoI No such decision has been taken by Lease to lease heritage sites. pic.twitter.com/XiPvQsNMKZ
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) April 4, 2021
Congress attacked the government
The Congress party attacked the government strongly on the matter of leasing historical sites. The official Twitter handle of the Congress party tweeted on Sunday that people who shouted the slogan ‘I will not sell the country’, are intent on selling and leasing everything of the country today. It is a shame
People who shouted the slogan of ‘I will not let the country sell’, are intent on selling everything on the country and leasing it. It is a shame. pic.twitter.com/39DQfSlUA6
– Congress (@INCIndia) April 4, 2021
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