Harish Rao sues a media house for playing a prank on him
A prank played by one of the news dailies has turned into a situation where a renowned politician to filed a complaint against it. Into details, a media house published an article which read that T Harish Rao, the Siddipet MLA is planning to join BJP anytime soon and has later mentioned that it's an April Fool Joke.
Being a loyal member of TRS and a beloved nephew of Telangana’s chief minister KCR, this news went viral within a few hours which raised speculations around Harish Rao's loyalty. The former minister took to his social media handle to clear the air. 'The news carried out by a reputed media outlet is a classic example of #FakeNews. It's insensitive to spread disinformation, even as a prank, especially at a time when the whole country has been fighting against fake news,” read the tweet.
On this note, Harish Rao demanded the media house to issue an open apology within a day and appealed the media fraternity to avoid unnecessary pranks which would trigger troubles. This incident has however proved that Harish Rao is still loyal to TRS.