The claim takes a dig at the NCP leader questioning how he turned into a billionaire from being a scrap seller.
The image carries a text, which when translated to English, reads: “He is NCP leader Nawab Malik who was a scrap seller in the past. Today, he is a billionaire. It’s a matter of investigation as to how this was possible.”
We did a Google reverse image search and came across an article by a portal called Humans of India that carried the original image in which NCP’s Nawab Malik could not be seen.
The Instagram handle of the portal had uploaded the image in June 2017 and a part of the caption along with the image titled as ‘The Bombay Bhangarwala’ read: “Ever since, I came to Bombay 17 years ago, I have worked from pulling the handcart carrying all the recyclable waste to now after my brother helped me with the Bhangar shop. I have been born and brought up in Uttar…