Fact Check: Did Nitish Kumar meet the leaders of INDIA alliance, know the truth of the video viral on social media

Ananya Shroff
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New Delhi: A video is becoming increasingly viral on social media, in which JDU chief Nitish Kumar is seen meeting with the leaders of the Bharat Alliance. The video is being shared with the claim that this video is recent and Nitish Kumar has again joined hands with the Bharat Alliance. However, in our investigation, this video turned out to be misleading.

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What is being claimed on social media?
Speculating about the formation of Modi Government 3.0, a user on X (Twitter) wrote, “What happened? Games are still to be played in the Congress office. Government of India.” This post has been viewed more than five lakh times on X till the time of writing.

Other records of similar claims Here, Here And Here I can see it.

How was the video investigated?
To verify the viral video, we searched the related keyword “Nitish Tejaswi Rahul Gandhi meet” on Google. on Youtube A video was found. This video was on the official YouTube channel of Midday India.

This video was uploaded on 12 April 2023. At the same time, its title was, “Rahul Gandhi after meeting Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav: Historic step to unite the opposition.”

In the video, Nitish Kumar was welcomed by a man wearing a red turban, this scene can also be seen in the viral video. Rahul Gandhi was seen posing for a photo with Tejashwi Yadav, Nitish Kumar and Kharge.

Apart from this, we found a report by NDTV, which stated that top leaders of JDU, RLD and Congress discussed forming a joint opposition front to take on the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Investigation of the viral video made it clear that this video is not recent. The video is from April 2023, when Nitish Kumar met the leaders of India Block at the residence of Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge. It is being shared misleadingly as a recent incident.

(This story was originally published by The QuintAnd republished by NBT as part of Shakti Collective.)

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