Fact Check: Old Video Of People Meeting Rajnath Singh Shared With Claim Of Them Demanding Repeal Of Farm Laws

An old video of BJP leaders giving memorandum to the then Home Minister and current Defence Minister Rajnath Singh against SC/ST Act is being shared with a fake claim of BJP leaders seeking repeal of farm laws.

India   |   18 Jan 2021 11:23 AM GMT
Writer : Yusha Rahman | Editor : Bharat Nayak | Creatives : Yusha Rahman

A video of a group of people meeting Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is being shared on social media with the context of ongoing farmers' protest. Many people are sharing the video saying that BJP leaders met Rajnath Singh to seek revocation of the contentious farm laws passed by India's government on 28 September 2020.

The video has gone viral with the caption. "BJP leaders begging to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to cancel 3 Farmer bills. They are telling him that these bills are in the interest of only 5% and against 70% of farmers. jaykisan."

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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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