New Delhi: A message claiming China is sending special firecrackers and lights to India to cause asthma and eye diseases have been doing rounds in the social media. Moreover, the message stated the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of India has issued the information for public.
Following this, the Government of India today issued a statement and said no such message has been issued by it. Also, the Government of India stated the message in circulation in social media is a fake one.
A message in circulation, allegedly issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs claims that China is sending special firecrackers & lights to India to cause asthma & eye diseases. #PIBFactcheck
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) October 18, 2021
The Press Information Bureau’s (PIB) fact check team took to Twitter and stated the Ministry of Home Affairs has not issued any such message.