Claim: India did not raise the flag of Bangladesh at the G20 Summit 2023, despite being invited as a guest nation in the summit.
Fact: The flag of Bangladesh was visible in many photos and videos from the summit.
A claim is circulating on social media (TikTok) that India did not hoist the flag of Bangladesh at the G-20 Summit ’23. Bangladesh was invited as a guest nation at the G-20 Summit 2023 held in New Delhi, India. The Prime Minister of Bangladesh and her delegation joined the event on September 8th. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended a warm welcome and hospitality to the visiting heads of state on the first day of the summit. A clip of this portion of the event is being shared with the claim that India did not display the flag of Bangladesh at the G-20 Summit. A screenshot of the viral claim is as given below:
Newschecker-Bangladesh has checked and found the viral claim to be false.
Upon monitoring various videos, articles, and verified social media accounts related to the G-20 Summit ’23, it has been observed that the flag of Bangladesh was present at different moments throughout the entire summit. See here, here & here.
The G-20 Summit ’23 was held in India on September 8, 2023, with leaders from 20 countries, including Bangladesh, in attendance. Despite not being a member of the G-20, Bangladesh was invited as a guest nation. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her delegation attended the summit, and her presence was noted at various events throughout the summit.
Additionally, the national flag of Bangladesh was visible during different moments of the summit.
In summary, the claim that India did not display the flag of Bangladesh at the G-20 Summit ’23 is not true, as there is evidence of the Bangladeshi flag being present at the summit in various instances.
Therefore, the claim that the flag of Bangladesh was not hoisted at the G-20 Summit 2023 held in India is false.
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