Delhi, January 11: The 2020 assembly elections in Delhi is less than a month away. The major contest is between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian National Congress. As political parties have started reaching out to the electors, several netizens are sharing a post claiming to be the first list of Arvind Kejriwal's party. Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 Dates: EC Releases Schedule, Voting in Single-Phase on February 8, Results on Feb 11.

The posts going viral on social media claim that Aam Aadmi Party has released the first list of 27 candidates for Delhi polls of which 21 candidates are Muslims. The LatestLY Fact Check found that the list is fake. The AAP has not yet released the list of candidates for 2020 Assembly elections. The hoax on social media, especially on Twitter, is aimed at spreading false information. People are advised to not believe in such news. Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: ‘Lage Raho Kejriwal’ Song Launched by AAP as Campaign Heats Up; Watch Video.

AAP First List with 21 Muslim Candidates? Read Full Text of Fake News

Here's a Fact Check:

Our fact check has revealed that the information is fake as the Aam Aadmi Party has not released its official list yet. According to reports, Arvind Kejriwal's party is still finalising the names of candidates.

The assembly elections in the national capital will take place on February 8. The counting of votes and announcement of results will take place on February 11, 2020. The assembly will be a major battle between the ruling AAP, the BJP and the Congress.

Fact check

Fact Check: Did Aam Aadmi Party's First List Include 21 Muslim Candidates for Delhi Assembly Elections 2020? Here's The Truth About Viral Tweet
Claim :

Aam Aadmi Party's first list for 2020 Delhi elections includes 21 Muslim candidates.

Conclusion :

The list is fake as the Aam Aadmi Party has not released its official list yet.

Full of Trash

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jan 11, 2020 10:45 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website