FACT CHECK: Indian Army busts fake news – separate Himachal Regiment will be formed [#IndianArmy #HimachalRegiment #FakeNews #FactCheck]
The Indian Army on Monday busted a fake news that was widely circulated on social media claiming that a separate Himachal Regiment will be formed in the Army.
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, the Indian Army issued a clarification saying that no such plans have been announced and the information is fake and untrue.
The claim made on social media platforms said that the Indian Army would create a Himachal Regiment which would have its headquarters at Kangra.
Dismissing the fake claim, a fact check report by Additional Directorate General of Public Interface (ADGPI), the official Twitter handle of the Indian Army, said that there is NO such plan of creating a separate Himachal Regiment in the Indian Army.
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— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) May 25, 2020
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