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Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi clarifies rumours about THIS viral message, says ‘let there be no distractions’

With the advent of social media platforms, the worries of fake news and unsubstantiated claims only seem to grow in such challenging times.

However, when Kiran Bedi, found out that misinformation was being spread using her name, she decided to debunk the same.

“L Ganesan, BJP leader & RS MP, appointed new Lt Governor of Pondy replacing Kiran Bedi. Kiran Bedi is moved to Centre @Minister with exclusive charge of COVID Operations across the country. She will be a SPOC for PMO on all matters relating to COVID from Aug 1, 2020,” the viral message claimed.

Taking to Twitter, the Puducherry Lieutenant Governor wrote, “My dear friends. I have received umpteen messages on this news. I have no idea about this. ? Please do not forward or spread unconfirmed news.”

“We are grappling with a growing spike in COVID in Puducherry itself. We need maximum community mobilisation and cooperation. And utmost commitment to work together to fight this threat. Let there be no distractions, please. Let us stay focused as one team which we are @PMOIndia,” she added.

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