Comedian Nitin Gupta confirmed to Fact Crescendo that the video belongs to one of his interview to OpIndia
A video showing a speaker explaining about Bollywood filmmakers and Islam is widely circulating on social media. He explains his views on how slowing the Bollywood is promoting Islam, how girls are converted to Islam, temples are converted to mosques, names of place are converted to Urdu names. This video is shared on social media claiming that this is an exclusive interview of Assam’s chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Our readers sent this video to us on our WhatsApp Fact line number (9049053770) for verification.
The caption of the video mentions, “Listen to the short interview of the CM of Assam, he is shedding some light about the country.”
We started our investigation by carefully observing the video where we could see OpIndia’s logo on the top left corner.
Keeping this in mind, we ran a relevant keyword search on YouTube that led us to the same video published by OpIndia Hindi on 14 July 2021. According to the headline of the video states that the speaker of the video is Nitin Gupta who is speaking on Forced Conversions of girls, cities and temples.
Next, Fact Crescendo contacted comedian Nitin Gupta who confirmed to us that the video is from one of his interviews. This video has no relation with Assam’s Chief Minister.
Fact Crescendo found the viral image on social media to be False. The viral video does not show Assam’s CM Himanta Biswa Sarma. The video shows a comedian named Nitin Gupta.
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Title:FACT CHECK: Assam’s CM Himanta Biswa Sarma is NOT giving his opinion on Islam is this interviewFact Check By: Aavya Ray