Renowned journalist Tavleen Singh recently found herself at the receiving end of a barrage of criticism after she shared a fake picture of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Twitter. Tavleen Singh went on to share a photoshopped image of Uttar Pradesh CM drinking cow urine.

Soon after she shared the image, social media users slammed her by sharing the real image where Yogi Adityanath can be seen drinking water from a hand pump. A number of people lashed out at her for mocking the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh by sharing a fake photo of him. However, she defended herself stating that she thought that the cow’s urine was “sacred” and that she thought the photo was “genuine”.

Here’s the picture that she shared on her social media account:

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And then someone corrected her:

This is what she said to defend her stand after being attacked by the Twitterati:

However, clearly several people were not pleased with her defence and continued to attack her for her post:

Someone even demanded the Uttar Pradesh police to take strong action against the Tavleen for posting a fake photo. Following which, the UP Police tweeted saying that a case has been registered and an enquiry has been initiated.

Tavleen Singh is noted columnist and has worked with reputed organisations including The Statesman, The Telegraph, Sunday Times, London. She also writes for India Today and Indian Express.

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