Viral Claim: A viral video of a Businessman Neetu Shutteran Wala breaks down, stating “I have nine votes in my family, but got only five votes. This is shocking for me: Neetu Shutteran, Independent Candidate from Jalandhar”.

Facts Check: False/Fake

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Businessmen Neetu Shutteran’s emotional breakdown after the counting of votes attracted a huge media attention yesterday at the counting center.

He breaks down, quoting, “I have nine members in my family but got only five votes and this is shocking to me.” He further vowed to never contest any election in the near future.

Neetu Shutteran Wala ਨੂੰ ਪਰਿਵਾਰ ਨੇ ਵੀ ਨਹੀਂ ਪਾਈਆਂ ਵੋਟਾਂ

Translated: Neetu Shutteran Wala, The family also did not vote

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Facts Check News: The news about 9 member family and voting only 5 to the independent candidate is viral on social media.

The video showing Neetu Shutteran Wala, an independent candidate crying while talking with a news reporter. The Independent candidate claims he got only 5 votes, despite he has a 9 member family is not true.

The information shared by Neetu Shutteran Wala is not true he has 856 votes. As per ECI


In the elections, there are many rounds of counting. It looks like either Neetu Shutteran Wala did not see the results correctly or had wrong information at the time of his talk with the reporter.

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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