Brief Outline: A video is going viral on Facebook and tweeter of Priyanka Gandhi showing her in intoxicated state.

Facts Check: Fake

What is Viral? 

शाम होते ही #शराब के नशे में चूर हो जाने वाली से #कांग्रेस को उम्मीद हो सकती है मगर देश को नहीं है (Congress can have their hopes on those who get drunk every evening but the country cannot. -translated)”A video of Priyanka Gandhi showing her in  anger mood that has gone viral on social media. The text circulated along with the video suggests that she can’t be trusted as a politician since she is an alcoholic. Humlog, a Facebook page has posted the video with the same text. It has been viewed more than 98,000 times and shared more than 4,900 times so far.

Facts Check Analysis:

The video is not true its fake actually the video is from a candle march that took place in April 2018, headed by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases.

In the original ANI video, Priyanka can be seen getting angry at the crowed for pushing each other.

A report published by Hindustan Times stated, “The police had a hard time controlling the crowd (some of them were even drunk) as many had crossed over the barricades and even broke through them. Traffic movement too came to a halt near the India Gate due to the crowd.”

The video circulating on facebook and tweeter with a false narrative that she was in an intoxicated state.

About The Author

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

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