Fact Check: Did Keshav Prasad Maurya have to face opposition from women in Lok Sabha elections, false claim goes viral

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi: The fifth phase of voting took place today for the Lok Sabha elections 2024. Voting has also taken place in Kaushambi seat of UP in this phase. A video has surfaced on social media amid voting. While sharing this, it is being claimed that Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya is facing opposition from women in Kaushambi. However, when this video was examined by logical facts, this claim was proved to be completely false.

what is seen in the video

This video has been shared by Samajwadi Party spokesperson IP Singh on Instagram. In which many people including women are raising slogans that Keshav Maurya is a thief. While sharing this video, IP Singh wrote – In Kaushambi, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya is facing huge opposition on every street, locality and nook, the public has made it difficult for him to leave. Seeing the protest, Keshav Prasad Maurya along with Vinod Sonkar immediately ran away from the guest house. BJP has lost 10 seats in UP. of post archive View version here.

Let us tell you that not only IP Singh but there are many other users too. Who have shared this video with similar claims. other posts Here And Here Look

How did the truth of the claim come to light?

When the team of Logical Facts searched the viral video on Google while investigating the video, they found a video on TV 9's Uttar Pradesh channel on YouTube. Video Shown on 23 January 2022. Which was exactly like the viral video. see here Ancient Add. It was told that in view of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya reached Sirathu on Saturday where he faced opposition from women. After this, further investigation found a report of Dainik Jagran dated 23 January 2022. In which the same information was given about the viral video which was in the video report of TV 9.

daily newspaper It was written in the report that as soon as Keshav Maurya reached Ghulamipur, the women closed the door of the house and the people standing outside raised slogans. During this time, Keshav Maurya had also tried to silence him. Let us tell you about the videos available on our website apart from this report. Presswire18 Times except News18 Uttar Pradesh And morning News It was published prominently by many media organizations including. In this Lok Sabha election also, Keshav Prasad Maurya had held an election rally in Sirathu on 15 May 2024 but no such incident took place during that time.

conclusion: Logical fact check: This video of Deputy CM of Uttar Pradesh has no connection with this Lok Sabha election. Actually this video is from 2022. It is being shared with misleading claims in this election.

(This story was originally published Logically Fact checked, and republished by NBT as part of the Shakti Collective.)

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