Fact Check: Did UP CM Yogi Adityanath claimed that he was God
Brief Outline: A edited video viral on the social media, where in the UP CM where Yogi can be seen declaring himself to be God
Facts Check: Fake
What is Viral?
Facts Check Analysis: A video of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is viral on the social media groups where he declares himself as God.
The post has been shared by a facebook group Amethi Rae Bareli Ki Kahani. The video has been widely shared and liked as well.
However the shared video is edited and taken up different extract, to make it look like a simple conversation video.
In the edited video, Anchor asks Yogi "Yogi Adityanath keh rahe hai ki voh Bhagwan hai ". The UP CM replies "Yahi to khoobi Hai ki main kahin nahi hooon aur sab jageh bhi hoon". There are lots of jumps in the video.
Watch the original video below, the video was uploaded on youtube on 28th Feb, 2017, titled as “Jan Man: Watch hard-hitting interview of Yogi Adityanath”
In the video Yogi Adityanath, nowhere can be heard as saying he is god.