Doctored photo of Bangladeshi PM 'receiving vermilion' misleads online

Updated on 08/02/2023 at 10:33

A doctored photo has been repeatedly shared on Facebook that appears to show Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina -- a Muslim -- receiving a Hindu vermilion on her forehead. But the original photo was taken during her visit to India in 2012 and does not show her taking part in the ritual.