There is a video circulating of Indian cricket player Virat Kohli purporting to show him at the Ram Mandir Pran Prathistha ceremony.
Several accounts on twitter, including @flickshott18 tweeted “Guys, this is the video, Virat Kohli attended Ram Mandir Pran Prathishtha ceremony yesterday. It’s exclusive video” on Jan 23, 2024. The tweet has received an about 13k views on X.
Guys, this is the video, Virat Kohli attended Ram Mandir Pran Prathishtha ceremony yesterday. It's exclusive video pic.twitter.com/dAcLrpjH1j— r4hul (@flickshott18) January 23, 2024
What is the Actual Truth About this Incident? : Fact
After some investigation, we discovered that the September 2023 upload of the same video was made on Facebook. This is a video of Virat Kohli from the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, according to the Facebook page. It has nothing to do with the of the consecration of the Ayodhya Ram Mandir.
Bollywood Society uploaded the full Video on Facebook on September 20, 2023. The caption of the video says “Virat Kohli to seek blessings at Rahul Kanal house.” . Rrahul Narain Kanal posted the pictures on Facebook from the day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, where Virat Kohli is being seen.
D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:
1558— D-Intent Data (@dintentdata) January 24, 2024
FACT: A video of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli is being circulated claiming that Virat Kohli attended #RamMandirPranPrathistha ceremony. Upon research, we found the same video on Facebook, which was uploaded in September 2023. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/OjlV5qMUvX
Influencers are circulating old videos of Virat Kohli with false claims to get the spotlight on social media. A video of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli is being circulated claiming that Virat Kohli attended Ram Mandir Pran Prathistha ceremony. We looked into it and discovered that the September 2023 video was the same one that was posted to Facebook. This video, according to the Facebook page, features Virat Kohli during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration. It has nothing to do with the Ayodhya Ram Mandir consecration.
Claim : A video of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli is circulating, claiming that he attended the Ram Mandir Pran Prathistha Ceremony.
Fact : Upon further investigation, we discovered the same video on Facebook, which was uploaded in September 2023. According to the Facebook page, this video of Virat Kohli was taken during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. It has nothing to do with the Ayodhya Ram Mandir consecration.