Union Minister Smriti Irani takes a dig at media for circulating fake photograph
Source : NewsBharatiDate : 28-Jul-2017
Ahmedabad, July 28: Union Minister of Smriti Irani today slammed
media for circulating a fake photograph of
flooded Ahmedabad airport. The alleged photograph was carried by several
newspapers. Expressing her concern about the development Irani, who is holding
the additional charge of Information and Broadcasting Ministry said, "It
would be prudent PTI News to get an explanation as to how this happened,"
In a tweet, the minister pointed, "Attention: photographs of Chennai floods have been used and passed off as Ahmedabad PTI News Kindly alert all news establishments," Responding to the development, the leading agency concern expressed repentance and also said that it has terminated the services of the photographer concerned.