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A photo has been shared in multiple Facebook posts that claim it shows a young girl pulling her father in a rickshaw to honor him after she passed her exams. The claim, however, is missing context; the image shows a travel blogger posing for a photo with an unrelated rickshaw driver in Calcutta, India.
The photo has been shared more than 5,900 times since it was published on Facebook here on December 7, 2020.
“This girl topped the new batch recruited to the Indian Administrative Service. This is how she showed her father to the world,” the Sinhala-language text superimposed on the image reads.
The Facebook post’s caption translates as: “Be ashamed if you cannot acknowledge your father in front of others”.
The image was also shared alongside similar claims…