After athlete Anju Bobby George was seen holding a BJP flag at a party function attended by BJP Karnataka chief BS Yeddyurappa and Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan, claims started surfacing on the internet that the athlete has joined BJP.
The caption of the photo read: ” Anju Bobby George, India’s First athletics medallist at the World Championship, joined BJP. #BJP4India”
When the fact-checking team at Newsmobile did a fact-checked, we found that the claim is fake.
On putting keywords like ‘Anju Bobby George’ and ‘BJP’, we came across an article by IndianExpress dated July 6, 2019.
In the article, Anju Bobby George has rejected the claims that she joined the BJP and said she had no political ambition or any plans to align with the saffron party in the future.
Hence it proves that Anju Bobby George hasn’t joined BJP hence the claim is fake.
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