J’khand Minister falls for fake news | Ranchi news
Ranchi: Jharkhand’s Minister of Arts, Culture and Sports, Hafiz Ul Hassan, made a slip on Friday when he praised the “late” former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when he inaugurated a roundabout in Madhupur in Deoghar, named after the former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was named. On Saturday, Hassan apologized to Singh’s family members, fellow compatriots and the nation for making the slip.
He said: “I am sorry for this mistake and apologize to our Prime Minister, his family members and also our compatriots.” Hassan claimed he was the victim of fake social media messages. He even tweeted his apology and posted it on his Facebook page.
During the event, he praised Singh for bringing India forward on its development path, but at the same time acknowledged that the country had lost him. The minister’s media advisor, Sami Alam, said Hassan was full of remorse after the mistake and had unconditionally apologized. “For the long life of Dr. Singh prayed and learned a lesson on social media forwards, ”Alam said.