Fact check: Old video of attack on Yogi Adityanath's convoy shared as recent

NewsMeter performed a Google search using keywords. It led us to 'Lehren News' channel which had published a video with similar scenes on their YouTube channel on 12 June 2017.

By Sabya Singh  Published on  18 Dec 2021 7:32 AM GMT
Fact check: Old video of attack on Yogi Adityanaths convoy shared as recent

Hyderabad: Social Media users are sharing a video with a claim that farmers attacked BJP UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath convoy.

"Attempt to attack Yogi Adityanath," read the translated post.

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Click here to view the archived tweet.

Fact Check:

The claim is false.

NewsMeter performed a Google search using keywords. It led us to 'Lehren News' channel which had published a video with similar scenes on their YouTube channel on 12 June 2017.

Based on these details, we searched for more information about the incident. 'ABP' news channel had also published a video with similar scenes on their YouTube channel.

According to the video, Samajwadi Party youth wing activists tried to attack Yogi Adityanath's convoy when it was en route to attend an event at Lucknow University on June 5, 2017.

Police arrested 11 students including two girls, for violating the Chief Minister's security protocol. Lucknow local court denied bail to the accused in the attack on Yogi Adityanath's convoy, 'NDTV' news channel reported on 10 June 2017. News articles related to this event can be found here and here.

Hence, the claim is false.

Claim Review:Farmer's attacked UP CM Yogi Adityanath's convoy.
Claimed By:Social media users
Claim Reviewed By:NewsMeter
Claim Source:Social media
Claim Fact Check:False
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