Fact Check: The truth about this video of Indian TV anchor going viral

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A video of public outrage against Indian journalist Rajdeep Sardesai is being shared with the claim that the incident took place following his recent interview with Rhea Chakraborty.
“After taking #Rhea’s interview, #Rajdeep Sardeshai getting appreciation from public, ” the post claimed.

Here’s the link to the above post.

FACT CHECK

NewsMobile fact checked the post and found that the video is old.
We ran a keyword search and found several news reports from 2014 featuring the same video.
“Rajdeep Sardesai assault case: How it all happened, ” the title of the video read.


According to the reports, Rajdeep Sardesai was heckled by a mob at Madison Square Garden in New York before PM Narendra Modi’s speech in September 2014.
Hence, from the above information, it can be established that the video is almost six years old and the claim is false.

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