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Fact Check: 4 km long Rack train with 4 engines being run on war footing

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News Claim: A tweet by former Union Minster Prakash Javadekar created a huge buzz on social media, the minister tweeted stating, a 4 km long Rack train with 4 engines being run on a war footing basis to supply coal to power plants.   

Social Media Claims: 4 km long Rack train with 4 engines being run on war footing basis to supply coal to power plants.

This is #Modigovt &

@narendramodi

 ji's #NewIndia !

 

 

News Verification: The Union Minister tweeted against the backdrop effect of government efforts to increase the produce and supply of Coal demands in India.

The video shows a train loaded with coal, as it passes through a railway station.

On our fact check we found that the video is not from recent times, but an 8-month-old video already available on social media.

The YouTube version of the same video is available since Jan 23, 2021.

 

News Verdict ayupp.com: The video is 8 months old. 


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