Fake Viral

UP CM Yogi Adityanath didn’t threaten to Join SP, the news bulletin of K News is morphed

Written by Md Mahfooz Alam

A screengrab of a news bulletin of K News is doing the rounds on social media. The viral news bulletin claims Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister threatened to join Samajwadi Party when Amit Shah talked about changing the chief Minster of the state.

The news bulletin in Hindi reads: “अमित शाह ने की मुख्यमंत्री बदलने की बात तो योगी आदित्यनाथ ने दे डाली सपा जॉइन करने की धमकी। ” (Translate: When Amit Shah talked about changing the Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath threatened to join the SP.)

Facto News found the screengrab of the news bulletin is fake.

Manju Massey, a Twitter user posted the screengrab of the news bulletin with the caption that reads: #UP में अब खेला नहीं “खदेड़ा होबे” #उत्तरप्रदेश” (Translation: Now there will be a big game in Uttar Pradesh)

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About the author

Md Mahfooz Alam

Mahfooz is a multimedia journalist and regularly writes fact-check stories for Facto News. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. He has worked as an intern fact-checker for The Quint. He specializes in research and fact-checking and aspires to do investigative reporting.

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