Fact Check: Old video of protest by ASHA workers in Madhya Pradesh resurfaces as recent one

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A video of a mock funeral is doing the rounds on social media claiming that several women protested against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan by taking out his mock funeral.
The Facebook caption read, “मामा नहीं कसाई है, कंस का जुड़वा भाई है
(Translation: Shivraj Singh Chouhan is a Butcher, he is Kansa’s (Sri Krishna’s evil uncle) twin brother.

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NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found it to be old and misleading.
With the help of keyword search, we found that the same video was shared by MP Tak on Facebook dated October 5, 2018, which was viewed by at least 500K users.

Moreover, we found the same video on YouTube by MP Tak dated October 5, 2018, claiming that this video is of Asha workers in Satna district protesting against MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Further, we also found another news report by ANI dated October 2, 2018, claiming that a protest was carried out, outside Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s residence demanding fixed salary and travel allowances.

Hence, with the help of the above information, it is clear that the news report of Asha workers in Satna protesting against MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is an old one.

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