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- Fact Check: Forbes Ranked Rahul Gandhi The 7th Most Educated Leader In The World? This Claim Is Actually Fake.
What's going viral: A message is going viral on social media. It is claimed that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been named the world's 7th most educated leader by the prestigious Forbes magazine.
And what is the truth?
- By searching different word, we did not find such news on any reliable news platform, which would confirm the claim. Apparently, if a leader of India had been described by Forbes as the 7th most educated leader in the world, it would have been big news in the media.
- We Shashi Tharoor, Priyanka Vadra, Kapil Sibal Checked the Twitter handles of many such Congress leaders including. Those who have a verified account on Twitter. No Twitter handle has tweeted the name of Rahul Gandhi to join Forbes.
- We checked the official Forbes official website to confirm the claim. Here is information on every ranking that Forbes magazine releases. There is no such list on the website, which has a ranking of the most educated leaders around the world.
- It is clear that the claim being made on social media is fake. Forbes has not released any such list, in which Rahul Gandhi has been described as the 7th most educated leader in the world.