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Old big pothole from Gujarat, shared as recent Uttar Pradesh

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News Claim: In a viral message on social media, People are sharing an image of a road with a big pit in the centre of the road. It is being claimed that the picture is Varanasi. In the picture, a big pothole can be seen in the middle of the road.

Viral message on WhatsApp today & other Social Media: The message being shared on social media as, विश्व का पहला "अंडरग्राउंड क्रिकेट "स्टेडियम "बनारस में बन कर तैयार__वो भी सड़क के बीचों-बीच।

The world's first "underground cricket" stadium was built in Benares____ that too in the middle of the road.

Viral since 2017, the oldest image we found uploaded on the Twitter handle of Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on 29 July 2017.

News Verification: Users are taunting while sharing this picture with their accounts. We found out that the viral picture is quite an old photo of Ahmedabad, the capital of Gujarat. This is a picture from 2017.

During the search, we also found this picture posted on 29th July 2017 on the Twitter handle of Sanjeev Bhatt. It was told of Ahmedabad.


News verdict: False.

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