Old video of scuffle between BJP MP, MLA resurfaces with FAKE claim

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A video is making rounds on social media in which a few men can be seen involved in a scuffle. It has been claimed that the video was shot during an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) meeting and senior AAP member and Rajya Sabha MP, Sanjay Singh, hit his own MLA with the shoe.

The caption with the video read: “*झाड़ू की मीटिंग चल रही थी और संजय सिंह ने अपने विधायक को जूते से पीटा उसके बाद तो विधायक जी ने संजय सिंह का अच्छी तरह जूते से तेल पानी कर दिया!:*free waloo dekhlo free mey jutam jutt free walo k”
At the time of filing this report, the above post was shared by over 1,200 Facebook users.


We fact-checked the above video and found that the claims attached to the video are false.
In a NewsMobile report dated March 6, 2019, it was established that the incident took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Sant Kabir Nagar, about 200 km from capital Lucknow where BJP MP Sharad Tripathi and BJP MLA Rakesh Singh were involved in the scuffle.

News wire ANI UP tweeted the same video on March 6, 2019.

Hence, the above information proves that the viral video is old and claims attached are false.

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