The officials said in the wake of some commercial establishments displaying a “purported” letter of Modi, “No such appeal has been made by the PM.”
They said, “Any such letter or appeal showing the PM’s photograph or carrying his signature, isn’t authentic.”
“Few appeals with PM’s ‘signature’ are circulated on social media, the PMO had tweeted. Such documents aren’t authentic.
“No specific appeal related to the festive occasion of Diwali has been made by him.” The Prime Minister has been a powerful votary of Indian product and has often promoted the utilization of khadi on various occasions.
The PM’s “purported” message had even misled Pudducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi who had shared it on her twitter handle only to “regret” it later.
She had clarified on twitter later, “Am informed that this is not our PM’s message. but personally I like my very own home grown product. I regret the post. Proud Indian….”