4. Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti gave a lecture at Harvard.
Misa Bharti, daughter of Lalu Prasad Yadav, posted a picture of her standing on a podium of Harvard, claiming that she was invited to lecture the gathering on the Role of Youth. A Harvard spokesperson confirmed that she was invited for no such lecture.
5. Hockey is India’s national sport.
In an RTI reply, the Sports Ministry has made it clear that it has not declared any sport as the national game whereas the web portal of the government, www.india.gov.in, has posted an article calling hockey India’s National Game. The fact remains that it was never declared our national sport even though it is all over our NCERT textbooks.
6. Varanasi (Benaras) is the oldest city in the world.
Varanasi is considered the oldest inhabited city of the world. This isn’t true because there are over 30 cities which were inhabited before Varanasi in 1100 BC. Get your facts right, historians.