An article circulating on various social media platforms claims that the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has announced a raffle offer on its 40th anniversary. The message is being circulated widely and claims that people who enter the raffle will have a chance to win electronic devices and gadgets like smartphones, televisions, etc.

Here is the tweet from PIB:

A post attributed to @IndianOilcl is circulating on social media claiming that on the occasion of their 40th anniversary celebration, prizes such as cellphones and televisions are being drawn. # PIBFactCheck: ➡️This claim is #FAKE. ➡️Do NOT believe such fraudulent websites and transfers.

According to the post which has now been labeled false and unfounded by the Press Information Office (PIB) fact-checking team claims that people have to fill out a questionnaire and win exciting prizes.

According to PIB fact check, IOCL is not hosting such a sweepstakes offer and said in a tweet that the viral post attributed to IOCL is a fake post

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