People in Madhya Pradesh are allegedly chasing and beating BJP leaders, according to a video that went viral showing a mob chasing away a politician.
Verified accounts on twitter, including I.P. Singh (“@IPSinghSp“) tweeted “n Madhya Pradesh, people are chasing BJP leaders and beating them, their security personnel are risking their lives and people running away with BJP leaders are attacking vehicles with stones and sticks. BJP has left the country…” after sharing the 25-seconds video. The tweet was made on Nov 14, 2023 by the user. The post has received an about 14.4k views on twitter. The archive can be read from above.
मध्यप्रदेश में जनता भाजपा नेताओं को क्षेत्र में दौड़ा दौड़ा कर मार पीट रही है उनके सुरक्षा कर्मी अपनी जान पर खेलकर भाजपा नेता को लेकर भागे लोग गाड़ियों पर पत्थर और लाठियों से हमला कर रहे थे।— I.P. Singh (@IPSinghSp) November 14, 2023
भाजपा तो गयी देश से…. pic.twitter.com/zhpn2RuCW1
What is the Actual Reality About the Video? : Fact
The same video, which was posted in 2021, was discovered on YouTube. According to the YouTube channel, BJP candidate from Bolpur Anirban Ganguly’s convoy was attacked in April 2021 at Ilambazar, Birbhum. The video is not current, and it is unrelated to Madhya Pradesh.
The video was posted in the youtube channel of sangbadpratidin on April 29, 2021.
Check the full video here:
D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:
1340— D-Intent Data (@dintentdata) November 15, 2023
FACT: A video that shows a mob chasing away a politician has been shared, claiming that people in Madhya Pradesh are chasing BJP leaders and beating them. We found the same video on YouTube that was uploaded in 2021, (1/3) pic.twitter.com/6fWxIXBkgP
Political influencers are circulating old videos from West Bengal claiming to be from Madhya Pradesh to influence the ongoing assembly election in the state.
Claim : According to a video that went viral, people in Madhya Pradesh are beating and chasing BJP leaders. The video depicts a mob chasing away a politician.
Fact : We discovered the same video on YouTube that was uploaded in 2021. According to the YouTube channel, BJP candidate from Bolpur Anirban Ganguly’s convoy was attacked in April 2021 at Ilambazar, Birbhum. The video is from a long time ago and has nothing to do with Madhya Pradesh.