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Faking history starts online: Manimugdha S Sharma

Faking history starts online: Manimugdha S Sharma

Last week, as Karnataka observed Tipu Sultan Jayanti, the social media universe exploded with right-wing rage. A photograph with the tag ‘the real Tipu Sultan’ was circulated on Twitter and Facebook, accompanied by vitriolic comments. In fact, the photo was of a Zanzibari slave trader named Tippu Tip who lived between the 19th and 20th centuries. Nobody […]