Facts Check: Is this Assam Cm Interview of Assam, shedding some light about the country
News Claim: Recently A video is becoming quite viral on social media. In this, a person is targeting Bollywood filmmakers regarding religion. Also, the logo of 'OpIndia' can also be seen in the video. Along with this, it is being claimed that the person seen in the viral video is Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Viral on Social Media:
असम के cm साहब का छोटा सा इंटरव्यू सुन लो देश के बारे में कुछ प्रकाश डाल रहे है।
News Verification: The man seen in the viral video is not Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, but stand-up comedian Nitin Gupta.
If we looked carefully at the viral video, it also showed the IDs of Facebook, Insta and Twitter below. On searching it, we came to know that this profile ID is of stand up comedian Nitin Gupta. Nitin Gupta's photo looked similar to the person seen in the viral video. After this, on searching with keywords on YouTube, we also found the viral video. A video of 25.46 minutes has been uploaded on the YouTube channel 'OpIndia Hindi' on 24 July 2021. 'Forced Conversions || Ep 2A – Women, Cities & Temples || Ft. It has been uploaded with the title 'Nitin Gupta'. In this, the viral video can be seen after 12.35 minutes.
We extracted the photo of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from the official wiki of the Government of Assam. On seeing this, it is known that the person seen in the viral video is not the CM of Assam.
News Verdict ayupp.com: In the viral video, it is not Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, but standup comedian Nitin Gupta. The video is going viral with the wrong claim.