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There is a video in circulation in social media wherein it has been claimed that there is anger among the public over the increase in petrol prices in India.

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News CLAIM: There is a video in circulation in social media wherein it has been claimed that there is anger among the public over the increase in petrol prices in India.

तेल कीमतों में वृद्धि के खिलाफ अब आम जनता का फूटा गुस्सा। अभी तो बहुत कुछ देखना बाकी है मेरे दोस्तो।

TRUTH & Verification: There has been a tremendous increase of Petrol over the weeks and definitely there has been anger in public over the drastic increase of Petrol. The current  price of Petrol in Delhi: Price of petrol increases to Rs 80.43 (increase by Re 0.05) and that of diesel increases to Rs 80.53 (increase by Re 0.13), a day after there was no change in the prices in the national capital yesterday.

However the video being shared widely on social media is not latest, it is two year old video of group of people vandalizing a petrol pump. The video is from Khuntia Petrol Pump near Hospital Square in Puri, Odisha.

The video is available on social media pages since 2 years

VERDICT:  False




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