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Look whose violating Sec 144, while preaching to everyone else in the world

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Multiple Fake news claims: An old video of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi is shared on social media claiming they broke the 21-day lockdown in India.

Look whose violating Sec 144, while preaching to everyone else in the world

News Verification: A video of Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi claiming that they are of recent times after the imposition of lockdown in India. The video is not recent and was initially uploaded in timesofindia article dated, 24th Dec 2019.

As per the timesofindia article, UP Police stop Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi from entering Meerut.

The Uttar Pradesh police have stopped Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from entering Meerut. The Congress leaders were planning to meet families of those killed in violence during anti-CAA protests. After being stopped by UP police, both Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi returned to Delhi. Protests across India against the Citizenship Amendment Act have been carried out by students as well as various political parties since it was passed by the Parliament. Some non-BJP states including West Bengal are also vocal not to implement CAA and NRC in their states.

UP Police stop Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi from entering Meerut | City - Times of India Videos

The Uttar Pradesh police have stopped Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from entering Meerut. The Congress leaders were planning to meet families of those killed in violence during anti-CAA protests. After being stopped by UP police, both Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi returned to Delhi.

 

Facts Check Verdict: False, The video is old from Dec 2019. Hence Rahul and Priyanka did not violate the lockdown officially.





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