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Jumping to the gun NDTV editor tweeted a picture with 100’s of buses standing in line and trying to prove that the buses were indeed run by the Congress party.

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News CLAIM: Recently Priyanka Vadra Gandhi had written a letter to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath requesting permission to deploy 1000 buses to help the migrants walking to their homes.

Jumping to the gun NDTV editor tweeted a picture with 100’s of buses standing in line and trying to prove that the buses were indeed run by the Congress party.

बढ़िया ख़बर यूपी सरकार ने कांग्रेस की तरफ़ से भेजी गई बसों को चलाने की इजाज़त दी।

TRUTH & Verification:  NDTV has once again tried to mislead people with a photo of its identity, running its agenda against the government, in which the news of buses sent by the Congress from the UP government was shared with that photo. , The photo we all saw during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj last year, during the world record of the longest bus parade.

This is not the first time that NDTV has tried to run an anti-government agenda, but this time the special thing is that NDTV has crossed all limits of sycophancy. NDTV journalist Umashankar Singh had to come forward not to do this task well.

Umashankar Singh wrote, “Good News, UP government approves running of buses by the Congress”. Doing so he shared a picture. However the picture was not original, It was actually from the Kumbh Mela.

After this, Umashankar Singh himself gave the clarification of the earlier tweet and made a second tweet and while clarifying on his own first tweet, wrote, "This is a symbolic picture. The Congress has sent 1000 buses. To reduce the Kumbh of the workers on the road. So take this picture related to Kumbh as an auspicious sign. He further says who is with the laborers, we stand with them. ”

“ये एक सांकेतिक तस्वीर है। कांग्रेस ने 1000 बसें भेजी है। सड़क पर मज़दूरों के कुंभ को कम करने के लिए। इसलिए कुंभ से जुड़ी इस तस्वीर को शुभ चिन्ह के तौर पर लीजिए। गाली गलौज करने वाले तो किसी भी बात पर करते हैं। उनका लोड नहीं लेता। मज़दूरों के साथ जो खड़ा है, हम उनसे साथ खड़े हैं।”

After this, a user named @ kumarsanjeev60 wrote, "You were glorifying Priyanka Gandhi, when caught, then clean up, if you have the power in your news, then correct the mistake and put a picture of the bus being run by the Congress. "

Actually, the photo posted by NDTV journalist Umashankar Singh is one year old, it is from 28 February 2019 at the Kumbh Mela held last year in Prayagraj, where the world record of the world's longest bus parade was made. 503 shuttle buses of Kumbh were operated simultaneously on a 3.2 km long route in the city by Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation and Prayagraj Mela Authority amid the Kumbh Mela organized. Describing this long fleet of buses as the world's largest bus parade, its name was included in the Guinness Book of World Records.

News published by Timesnownews, India sets Guinness World Record by parading 500 Kumbh Mela special buses in Prayagraj. India and the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) set a Guinness World Record for the largest parade of buses by parading 500 Kumbh Mela special buses in Prayagraj, formerly known as Allahabad.

India sets Guinness World Record by parading 500 Kumbh Mela special buses in Prayagraj

Prayagraj: The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) on Thursday achieved a magnificent feat by setting a Guinness World Record for the largest parade of buses anywhere in the world. As many as 500 special Kumbh Mela buses were paraded for this purpose in the city of Prayagraj, now Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

VERDICT: False





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