Fact Check: Scripted Video Goes Viral As School Kids Romance on Delhi Streets

Video of a few school kids romancing on the street is being circulated on social media, claiming that it is the real incident from Delhi.

Social media users are sharing the video with a caption: “दिल्ली की गलियों में स्कूल के बच्चे रासलीला करते हुए। Arvind Kejriwal तुमने दिल्ली के स्कूलों का ये हाल बना दिया।” (English translation: Schoolchildren performing Rasleela on the streets of Delhi. Arvind Kejriwal, you have made this condition of Delhi schools)

Here’s the link to the above post.

FACT CHECK 

When NewsMobile fact-checked the post, it was found to be false.

Through the Reverse Image Search on keyframes of the video, we found it on the Facebook page of a user Ankit Jatuskran. The original video 5 min 40 sec long was uploaded on July 25, 2022. 

In the original video, a disclaimer was found, stating that the viral video was a work of fiction. The disclaimer reads: The content made in this video should be considered for entertainment purpose only. The information contained herein is not intended to be source of advice or credit analysis with respect to the information presented. Any action you take inspiring from this video is strictly at your own risk and we will not be liable for any losses and damages in connection with the use of information available in this video. We respect every individual, profession and organisation any roleplay we perform is solely to entertain you and not intended to hurt the sentiments of any person or community. Investing is always subject to market risk; this is viewer’s responsibility to verify their own facts before investing.

Scanning through multiple videos on the Facebook profile, it was found that the man in the viral video was also present in several other clips with similar disclaimers.

Thus, it is clear that the viral video is not real but scripted.

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