A video of a mob attacking a house is being shared on social media with a claim that BJP party workers are behind the attack.
“अगर किसान दिल्ली में दंगा फैला रहे है, तो क्या भाजपा बंगाल में शांति की स्थापना करने पर लगी हुई है,” the Facebook post read.
(Translation: If farmers are rioting in Delhi, is the BJP engaged in establishing peace in Bengal)
Here’s the link to the above post.
NewsMobile fact-checked the post and found the claim to be misleading.
We extracted keyframes from the video and ran them through Reverse Image Search. The search led us to a video report uploaded by ETV Telangana on YouTube on February 1, 2021.
The video report contained the same viral video and the title of the report read, “BJP Leaders & Activists Attack Parakala MLA’s House for His Remarks Against Ram Mandir Fund Drive.”
We also found the same video in a report by Latestly with the title, “BJP Workers Arrested For Pelting Stones, Attacking TRS MLA’s House In Warangal, Telangana.”
Hence, from the above information, it is clear that the video is from Telangana and NOT West Bengal.
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