A video of a waterfall is being circulated on social media platforms with the claim that it shows the 'Bhedaghat Falls' in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. Bhedaghat Falls is on Narmada river.
Our desi Niagra falls- Beraghat Falls -Jabalpur in this monsoon (via WAP) pic.twitter.com/ipSItgDYFb— anu sehgal (@anusehgal) July 24, 2020
The tweet was shared over 5000 times at the time of writing this report.
What's the obsession with western landmarks? Why desi niagra falls? Calling it Beraghat falls is more than enough. https://t.co/2WyzuKnezy— Lekhak *Finding The Right Pen* (@LekhakAnurag) July 25, 2020
Our desi Niagra falls- Beraghat Falls -Jabalpur in this monsoon (via WAP) pic.twitter.com/tsPipgpkmp— Nita Ambani➐ (@modified_girl7) July 24, 2020
The same claim was shared on Facebook as well.
Isn't this a beauty - Beraghat Falls https://t.co/W6RZNvuIQK— Hixeta K Phoenix (@HixetaPhoenix) July 24, 2020
Video shows waterfalls from Jabalpur, Andhra Pradesh.
The claim is false.
A Google Reverse Image search was done by breaking the video into individual frames using InVid, which indicated that the waterfalls in the video is actually the Jog Falls located in Karnataka. Jog falls is a beautiful sight frequented by tourists, it is situated in of Karnataka.
Below is a screenshot:
A keyword search on YouTube led to a similar video uploaded by 'Loksatta Live' titled 'Jog waterfalls in Karnataka'. Earlier the same video was shared with claim of it being Mangampet waterfalls in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.
Below is the video of Bhedaghat Waterfalls:
Therefore, the waterfall in the video is Jog falls from Karnataka.
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