New Delhi: A picture of a group of girls wearing lungis is going massively viral on various social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook.
It's been claimed about the photograph that it is of a group of girls from Kerala and these girls are wearing lungis to protest a ban on jeans imposed by in colleges. THIS NEWS IS FAKE!
Image is genuine
The viral photograph showing girls wearing lungis is GENUINE.
But, news is FAKE
But, the news that the girls are wearing lungis to protest ban on jeans imposed by colleges is FAKE.
What's the truth behind it?
The photo of lungi girls had gone viral in August 2015, when Mahesh Babu’s 'Srimanthudu' had released. Reportedly, a group of Mahesh Babu fans from US were mimicking his lungi avatar, according to a report in Mid-Day.
'girls wear lungis after jeans were banned in Kerala colleges'? News is, these girls are actually Mahesh Babu Fans. pic.twitter.com/fUcgWk8RTQ
— TheFrustratedIndian (@FrustIndian) June 6, 2016
However, whether the girls are from Kerala is yet to be ascertained.