Fact Check: Claim of beating of Bhagwant Mann in viral video, know what is the truth

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi: The political temperature is hot regarding the Lok Sabha elections. Meanwhile, many false claims are also being made by making videos and posts viral on social media. In one such viral video, it is being claimed that Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann has been beaten up. In the video shared on social media, some people are seen beating a person. It is being claimed that Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has been beaten. However, BOOM fact-checked and found the claim to be false.

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In the viral video, it is not Bhagwant Mann but Amandeep Boparai, President of Yuva Jat Sabha Jammu and Kashmir. a user on facebook Wrote while sharing the video'Today Bhagwant Mann was beaten up.'

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BOOM fact checked and found that the claim being made with the viral video is false. In the video, it is not Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann but Yuva Jat Sabha President Amandeep Boparai.

In the viral video, the name of the Instagram account is written as @NEWS_MAHARAJA_ANANDPUR_. Taking a cue from here, we went to this Instagram account where Viral video uploaded on May 4 found,archive link) The caption did not contain any details about the video, however, the post received two comments in which the video was attributed to the president of Yuva Jat Sabha in Jammu.

After this we searched it on Facebook with the help of related keywords. Here we are on JK Rozana News Facebook page Video uploaded on 13 April 2024 found. The footage of the viral video is visible in this. The caption of the video reads, 'Breaking Jammu – Uproar in Yuva Jat Sabha rally, attack on Amandeep Singh Boparai.' ,archive link,

In this matter, in the press conference on behalf of Yuva Jat Sabha, President Amandeep Singh Boparai had told about the entire incident.

Writing a post on his Facebook page on May 17, Amandeep Singh Boparai said, 'The opposition party in Punjab has blamed the incident of mob lynching on me in Gol Gujral Camp Jammu and attack on Aam Aadmi Party MLA and CM Bhagwant Mann elsewhere. Has been appointed. , Narrating the incident.


When BOOM investigated, it was found that the person being beaten in the video going viral on social media is not Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. This is Amandeep Boparai, President of Yuva Jat Sabha.

(This story was originally published boom fact checkAnd republished by NBT as part of Shakti Collective.)

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