Fact Check: Did Asaduddin Owaisi dance after Kamlesh Tiwari’s Murder???

Hyderabad: Sudarshan Chavhanke, Managing Director and Editor-in-chief of Sudarshan News posted a video of Asaduddin Qwasi, AIMIM president, claiming that he was celebrating the murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader, Kamlesh Tiwari.
 
Chavhanke has made this claim on his show, Bindaas Bol. The show was telecasted on the Sudarshan channel; he also uploaded the video to youtube and posted it on his twitter handle as well. This tweet now has 3.2k retweets and 6.9k likes.
 


 
In the video, Chavhanke can be seen stating that Owaisi danced after the news of Kamlesh Tiwari’s death.
 
The video is also available on Sudarshan Channel’s Youtube page.

 
Fact Check:
Upon cross-checking, Newsmeter found the original clip of Owaisi dancing from the news agency, ANI’s, twitter feed, published on October 18, 2019, titled “Maharashtra: AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi performs a dance step after the end of his rally at Paithan Gate in Aurangabad. (17.10.2019)”
 
Owaisi performed this dance on the 17th of October, a day before the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari during an election campaign in Maharashtra. According to news reports, Tiwari was found murdered inside his house in Lucknow on October 18, 2019.
 


Obviously, the claim of ‘celebration dance after the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari’ is FALSE.
Owaisi also told the media that it was not a dance that he performed. As the party symbol was a kite, he was performing the action of flying a kite.
 


 
Claim: Asaduddin Owaisi danced after Kamlesh Tiwari’s Murder
 
Claim by: A video posted on Twitter and Youtube by Sudarshan Channel
 
Fact Check: FALSE. Owaisi did not dance to celebrate the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari. The video of Owaisi dancing was shot a day before Kamlesh Tiwari’s murder.

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Satya Priya BN

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