Fact Check: Video Of Water Entering Jaipur Bus Shared As Delhi, Questioning Kejriwal's Administration

The Logical Indian Fact check team investigates the claim that a video shows water entering a public bus on a flooded road in Delhi.

Delhi   |   14 Aug 2020 12:53 PM GMT / Updated : 2020-08-14T19:02:25+05:30
Writer : Aditi Chattopadhyay | Editor : Bharat Nayak | Creatives : Abhishek M
Fact Check: Video Of Water Entering Jaipur Bus Shared As Delhi, Questioning Kejriwals Administration

A video clip showing water gushing inside a bus moving in a waterlogged road is being circulated with the claim that the incident happened in Delhi.

The tweet has been shared over 2800 times at the time of writing this report.

Several verified accounts shared this video with similar claims.

Congress national media panellist Abhishek Dutt tweeted this video and wrote, "What will Kejriwal advertise tomorrow morning through full-page newspaper ads?" How to make pakoras with tea during heavy rainfall? (Whatsapp)". The tweet has been viewed over 32,000 times.

Republic Bharat anchor Ashutosh Chaturvedi also tweeted the video.

Delhi Youth Congress also shared the video and wrote, "Arvind Kejriwal ji, your development starts sinking as soon as the rain comes. This video shows the work done by the Delhi government in these 6 years, no work has been done except cheating and looting."

The tweet has been deleted now.


Video shows water entering a public bus on a flooded road in Delhi.

Fact Check:

The claim is false.

Several Twitter users pointed out that the video was from Jaipur. Based on this information, a keyword search was done which led to news reports which carried pictures from the video.

According to a report by Patrika, heavy rains on August 10, 2020, led to waterlogging on the streets in Jaipur.

Below is a screenshot of the translated report:

The longer version of the video was found on YouTube. Dated August 11, 2020, the video is titled 'Water enters the low-floor bus during the heavy rains in Jaipur'.

In this video, at 59th seconds in the video, one can see the text 'Jaipur Bus' written on the window of the bus.

Another Twitter user pointed out that the signboard seen in the video mentions 'S.M.S. Hospital'. This hospital is located in Jaipur.

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Also Read: Fact Check: No, Bandra Worli Sea Link Did Not Get Engulfed By Huge Waves In Recent Mumbai Rains

Claim Review :  Video shows water entering a public bus on a flooded road in Delhi.
Claimed By :  Social Media posts
Fact Check :  False
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Aditi Chattopadhyay

Aditi Chattopadhyay

Fact Checker

Aditi, part of the fact checking team of The Logical Indian likes to read, write, cook and laugh, in short live life as it is supposed to be. What makes her fascinated is to discover the truth behind a story and more often than not, it is either fact or myth at the end.

Bharat Nayak

Bharat Nayak

Founding Editor- Special Project

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.

Abhishek M

Abhishek M

Creative Producer

" An engineer by profession, Abhishek is the creative producer of the team, graphic designing is his passion and travelling his get away. In more ways than one, he makes the content visually appealing."

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