Mumbai, October 28: A spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party's youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha recently made a false claim that India got independence on "99-year lease". Ruchi Pathak, speaking at The Lallantop’s Uttar Pradesh election special show in Jhansi, claimed that India is not completely independent, and the erstwhile British Empire gave India its independence on a "99-year lease". Her claims triggered a series of jokes and memes on social media. Check out them below.

Jokes on 'India got independence on 99-year lease':

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