Vir Das’ Middle Name Isn’t Abdullah, Edited Wikipedia Page Goes Viral – The Quint

We discovered that the comic's Wikipedia web page was edited so as to add a center identify and alter his nationality.

Printed: 22 Nov 2021, 5:43 PM IST

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A screenshot of comic Vir Das' Wikipedia web page goes viral throughout social media, which reveals Das' center identify as 'Abdullah'. The photograph is being broadly shared after Das uploaded a video titled 'I come from two Indias', which brought on controversy.which brought on controversy.

Nonetheless, we discovered that Vir Das' Wikipedia web page was edited so as to add the identify 'Abdullah' initially on the article. The archived model, in addition to the corrected model of the web page, don't replicate this identify.

Moreover, Crew WebQoof additionally noticed that different sections of the web page had additionally been edited to incorporate offensive statements, however had been later modified again to their authentic model.

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The screenshot of comic Vir Das' Wikipedia web page was shared, which confirmed his full identify as 'Vir Abdullah Das'. Social media customers shared the photograph believing it to be actual, reacting negatively to the edited content material. An archived model of this put up may be seen here. (Supply: Fb/Screenshot)

Extra claims throughout Fb may be seen here and here, whereas these on Twitter may be accessed here, here, and here.

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