Fact Check: Two Videos Circulate On Social Media Alleging Delhi Police Intentionally Created Ruckus on Republic Day

Old videos revived to portray violence on Republic Day was instigated by Delhi Police. The Logical Indian fact check team debunked the claim.

India   |   3 Feb 2021 2:48 PM GMT
Writer : Yusha Rahman | Editor : Bharat Nayak | Creatives : Yusha Rahman

On January 26, 2021, a massive protest erupted in Delhi between farmers protesting against the new farm laws and police personnel. In the backdrop of this, many social media users are sharing posts hinting that the central government and police planned the violence. Two old videos revived to portray violence on Republic Day was instigated by Delhi Police. The articles can be read here and here.


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Yusha Rahman

Yusha Rahman

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Yusha, an engineer turned journalist with a core interest in sensible journalism. Since the time she worked in an MNC, she saw how fake news was rife to malign images of communities, leaders, etc. This encouraged her to give up her career in MNC and passionately work towards curbing fake news and propaganda.

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As the founding editor, Bharat had been heading the newsroom during the formation years of the organization and worked towards editorial policies, conceptualizing and designing campaign strategies and collaborations. He believes that through the use of digital media, one could engage the millennial's in rational conversations about pertinent social issues, provoking them to think and bring a behavioral change accordingly.

Yusha Rahman

Yusha Rahman

Fact-Checker

Yusha, an engineer turned journalist with a core interest in sensible journalism. Since the time she worked in an MNC, she saw how fake news was rife to malign images of communities, leaders, etc. This encouraged her to give up her career in MNC and passionately work towards curbing fake news and propaganda.

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