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Ankit Fadia, Ambassador For PM Modi’s Digital India? Twitterati Reacts

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| September 29 , 2015 , 13:15 IST
As soon as Ankit Fadia, a self-proclaimed ethical hacker, announced to be chosen as one of the Brand Ambassadors for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India initiative on his Facebook page, the social media went bonkers. [fb_pe url="https://www.facebook.com/ankitfadiaofficialpage/posts/10156104477875029" bottom="30"] Along with the announcement, he also shared a certificate he received, with a tag line 'The Certificate I received!' ALSO READ: Facebook Tricolor Profile Picture Doesn’t Support Digital India? digital india After people saw the post and certificate, social media erupt in both shock and amusement. The scenario has taken a new turn, when government issued a statement stating the denial of his appointment. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) issued a press release with the denial of Fadia being appointed as an ambassador for Digital India. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="pt" dir="ltr">Denial on Brand Ambassador for Digital India <a href="http://t.co/dDAjJuulP5">http://t.co/dDAjJuulP5</a></p>&mdash; PIB India (@PIB_India) <a href="https://twitter.com/PIB_India/status/648709176617623552">September 29, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> However, later the release was removed with an aphorism that it would be released once again; this time with some clarifications.

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