A video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi recently surpasses on various social media platforms, especially on Twitter shows Rahul Gandhi eating non-vegetarian food while sharing the table with a man wearing a black shirt. Nowadays it has become a trend on social media to disseminate fake news to target people to set their goals. An old video of congress leader and member of parliament from Wayanad constituency Rahul Gandhi having food circulates as a recent video with false claims. The video is linked to the holy month of Shravana. Here are the facts about the viral video.
Old video of congress leader Rahul Gandhi Circulates on social media
Social media influencers and political workers are circulating a video of congress leader and member of parliament from Wayanad constituency Rahul Gandhi enjoying food with a man wearing a black shirt. Disseminating the video the users claimed, “In the holy month of Shravana, self-proclaimed Brahmin Rahul Gandhi eats chicken leg pieces”. The misleading posts can be found here (Archived), Here (Archived), here (Archived) and Here (Archived).
Research, Analysis and Fact
To verify the claims made by the users about the congress leader Rahul Gandhi, we did a keyword search that led us to the origin of the video, during research we found the same video on a YouTube channel named “Khane Mein Kya Hai” that was uploaded more than 3 months ago in April 2023. As per the YouTube channel the video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is from Delhi where he gave an interview to a Food journalist named Kunal Vijaykar while enjoying street food with him. Hence it proves that this video is not recent and was not recorded in the month of Shravana. The claims made by the users were found to be false. The full interview video of the congress leader can be accessed here.
Misinformation propaganda accounts with political backgrounds are circulating old videos of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi having food with false claims to target him for political gains.
Claim- Congress leader Rahul Gandhi eats non-vegetarian food in the holy month of Shravana.
Fact- This is a more than 3 months old video and has nothing to do with Shravan month.