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News of Umme Habiba Farzana becoming a BCS cadre is 3 years old

A news item reporting the story of a Bangladesh civil servant, Umme Habiba Farzana becoming a BCS cadre has been going viral on social media platforms.

A fact check by Newschecker has found that the original report was published 3 years ago, and was recently picked up by a few online portals, giving the impression that it was a recent development.

As per crowdtangle data in the last 7 days, there are 42 posts and 113,786 interactions on this claim.

Fact Check / Verification

By conducting a keyword search Newchecker found a report on Campus Live on April 14, 2019, titled “Family by Day, Study by Night: The Story of BCS Cadre Farzana”.

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Screenshot from Campuslive website.

On analysing the article, we find that the same news item has been reproduced in the website of one ‘Bekar Barta’ on 2 January  as a fresh news item and has been going viral on social media platforms.

Umme Habiba Farzana’s success story of BCS cadre was also reported on Channel i & Bangladesh Journal in 2018.

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Screenshot from Channel i website.

Umme Habiba Farzana has been appointed to the administration cadre through the 37th BCS after overcoming obstacles in her life.

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On further research, Newschecker found her name on Gazipur district website’s officer lists and found that Farzana was currently serving as an Assistant Commissioner (Education and Welfare Branch, ICT Branch and Media and Research Cell Branch) in the district. 

Conclusion

A 3-year-old story has been reproduced exactly by an online portal and is being shared as the latest news by users on Facebook.

Result – Misleading

Our Sources

CampusLive24: https://campuslive24.com/success-story/22626/%E0%A6%A6%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%A8%E0%A7%87-%E0%A6%B8%E0%A6% 82% E0% A6% B8% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B0-% E0% A6% B0% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% A4% E0% A7% 87-% E0% A6% AA% E0% A7% 9C% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B6% E0% A7% 8B% E0% A6% A8% E0% A6% BE-% E0% A6% AC% E0% A6 % BF% E0% A6% B8% E0% A6% BF% E0% A6% 8F% E0% A6% B8-% E0% A6% 9C% E0% A7% 9F% E0% A7% 87% E0% A6% B0-% E0% A6% 97% E0% A6% B2% E0% A7% 8D% E0% A6% AA-% E0% A6% AB% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B0% E0% A6% 9C% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% A8% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B0

Channel i: https://www.channelionline.com/%E0%A6%AC%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%B8%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%8F%E0%A6%B8- % E0% A6% 95% E0% A7% 8D% E0% A6% AF% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% A1% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B0-% E0% A6% B9% E0% A6% 93% E0% A7% 9F% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B0-% E0% A6% 97% E0% A6% B2% E0% A7% 8D /

Gazipur Govt Website: http://www.gazipur.gov.bd/en/site/view/OfficerList

Bangladesh Journal: https://www.bd-journal.com/education/46784/%E0%A6%AC%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%B8%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%8F% E0% A6% B8-% E0% A6% AA% E0% A6% B0% E0% A7% 80% E0% A6% 95% E0% A7% 8D% E0% A6% B7% E0% A6% BE% E0 % A6% B0% E0% A7% 8D% E0% A6% A5% E0% A7% 80% E0% A6% A6% E0% A7% 87% E0% A6% B0-% E0% A6% 9C% E0% A6% A8% E0% A7% 8D% E0% A6% AF-% E0% A6% AA% E0% A7% 8D% E0% A6% B0% E0% A6% B6% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6 % B8% E0% A6% A8-% E0% A6% 95% E0% A7% 8D% E0% A6% AF% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% A1% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B0-% E0% A6% AB% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B0% E0% A6% 9C% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% A8% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% B0 -% E0% A6% AA% E0% A6% B0% E0% A6% BE% E0% A6% AE% E0% A6% B0% E0% A7% 8D% E0% A6% B6


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