Fact Check: Does This Video Show UP CM Yogi Adityanath Listening To Bhajans While Travelling? Here’s The Truth

A video, taken from the backseat of a car, showing a man in saffron clothes listening to bhajans is being shared on social media platforms with a claim that he is Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Facebook users are sharing the video with the caption, “यूँ हीं नहीं आप करोड़ों दिलों की धड़कन हैं महाराज जी …MYogiAdityanath BJP Uttar Pradesh Dharmendra Pradhan”

(English Translation: Maharaj ji, you are not the heartbeat of crores of hearts just like that…MYogiAdityanath BJP Uttar Pradesh Dharmendra Pradhan)

Here’s the link to the above post.

FACT CHECK 

NewsMobile fact-checked the post and found the claim to be FALSE.

We ran a keyword search but did not find any information related to the video. We then extracted keyframes of the video and found a report by Zee News dated January 11, 2022.

In the report, it was mentioned that the man in the video is NOT Yogi Adityanath as the same was clarified by the official Twitter handle of Uttar Pradesh Fact Check.

Taking a cue from this, we scanned through the Twitter account of Info Uttar Pradesh Fact Check and found that in a tweet dated January 9, 2022, they have rubbished the viral claim. 

“#InfoUPFactCheck : The person sitting in a moving car while listening to the bhajan in a viral video is being described as Honorable Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath ji, which is completely untrue. Please refrain from sharing misleading posts on social media,” the tweet read.

Hence, from the above information, it is clear that the viral video is being shared with a false claim.

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