Fact Checked: No, this candidate did not get only five votes

After the results for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections were announced, a video went viral on social media that showed a candidate from Jalandhar, Neetu Shutteran Wala tearing up on getting just five votes, it was being claimed that inspite of having 9 family members, he got only five votes.

 

The caption read- “Iss independent candidate ko total 5 votes padi hain aur iske ghar mein 9 log hain😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😭😭😭”

The post has gotten over 11,000 shares on Facebook.

FACT CHECK

When NewsMobile fact-check team came across the video, we did a fact check and found that the claim is fake.

On checking the official ECI website, we found that Neetu Shutteran Wala got 856 votes.

Hence, it proves that the claim is fake.

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