A Twitter user called Janvi, in reply to a tweet by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, posted four images of flooded areas to claim that this is the condition of examination centers where the government wishes to conduct NEET/JEE exams.
Janvi’s tweet was in reply to a tweet, where Gandhi put out a video and alleged that “failures of government” were compromising safety of NEET/JEE aspirants.
@RahulGandhi This is the condition of examination centres and govt. wants to conduct exam’s… https://t.co/tWU7nCdQs4
— janvi 1234 (@chandrikaLpate1) 1598601487000
All the four images posted are old.
VERIFICATION AND METHODOLOGY
Using reverse-image search we found the original source, time of publishing of each image.
The original image is from Allahabad and was posted in a report on Patrika four years ago.
The original photo is from Mumbai and was clicked in 2017. It was carried in a report on News 18 website with a caption ‘Mumbai: Commuters make their way through a waterlogged street following heavy rains in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017’ and was credited to news agency AP.
It is from Patna. It was carried in a Jagran report on July 9, 2019.
Times Fact Check has found that old images of flooded Indian cities are being circulated with false claim that this is the condition of flooded examination centers where NETT/JEE exams were to be conducted.