A video of TPCC President  Uttam Kumar Reddy meeting Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao is going viral on WhatsApp, urging Huzurnagar voters to use reason while voting.

In the context of Huzurnagar by-elections, there has been heated exchange of words between prominent leaders such as KTR and Uttam Kumar Reddy. Leaders are holding press meets and massive rallies to attract Huzurnagar voters. Amidst this, a video released by BJP leaders is going viral, asking voters to be rationale and vote for the right leaders. The video implies that these leaders met during this period and are not worth electing.

Fact Check:

This video is actually from February 2019, when the newly formed Telangana assembly was electing the Deputy Speaker. KTR went to meet Uttam Kumar Reddy to request Congress party to choose T Padma Rao Goud for the position unanimously.

The video was uploaded on many YouTube channels on February 23, 2019, and February 24, 2019, with various titles.

 

News articles were published across multiple media mentioning the meeting.

https://telugu.news18.com/videos/politics/trs-working-president-ktr-met-congress-leaders-in-clp-office-sb-143496.html

 

Claim: KTR and Uttam Kumar Reddy meet ahead of Huzurnagar by-elections

Claims by: WhatsApp

Fact Check: False. The video was shot when the leaders met ahead of Deputy Speaker election for the newly formed Telangana Assembly.

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