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Fact Check: Did Keshav Prasad Maurya have to face opposition from women in Lok Sabha elections, false claim goes viral

New Delhi: The fifth phase of voting took place today for the Lok Sabha elections 2024. Voting has also taken place in Kaushambi seat of UP in this phase. A video has surfaced on social media amid voting. While sharing it, it is being claimed that Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya is facing opposition from women in Kaushambi. However, when this video was investigated by Logical Facts, this claim was proved to be completely false.

What is seen in the video

This video was shared by Samajwadi Party spokesperson IP Singh on Instagram. In which many people including women are raising slogans that Keshav Maurya is a thief. While sharing this video, IP Singh wrote – In Kaushambi, huge opposition to Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya is taking place on every street, locality and nook, the public has made it difficult for him to leave. Seeing the protest, Keshav Prasad Maurya immediately ran away from the guest house along with Vinod Sonkar. BJP is at a loss of 10 seats in UP. of post archive View version here.

Let us tell you that not only IP Singh, there are many other users also. Who have shared this video with similar claims. other posts Here And Here See.

How did the truth of the claim come to light?

When the team of Logical Facts searched about the viral video on Google while investigating the video, they found a video on TV 9’s Uttar Pradesh channel on YouTube. Video Shown on January 23, 2022. Which was exactly like the viral video. see here archaic Link. It was told that in view of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya reached Sirathu on Saturday where he faced opposition from women. After that, further investigation found a report of Dainik Jagran dated 23 January 2022. In which the same information was given about the viral video which was in the video report of TV 9.

Daily newspaper It was written in the report that as soon as Keshav Maurya reached Ghulamipur, the women closed the door of the house and the people standing outside raised slogans. During this time, Keshav Maurya had also tried to silence him. Let us tell you that apart from this report, about the video on our website presswire18 Times except News18 Uttar Pradesh And morning News It was published prominently by many media outlets including. In this Lok Sabha election also, Keshav Prasad Maurya had held an election rally in Sirathu on 15 May 2024 but no such incident took place during that time.

conclusion: Investigation of Logical Facts: This video of Deputy CM of Uttar Pradesh is not related to this Lok Sabha elections. Actually this video is from 2022. It is being shared with misleading claims in this election.

(This story was originally published Logically Fact checked, and republished by NBT as part of the Shakti Collective.)

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