Video Of Congress MLA Jagat Singh Negi Going Viral As A Nepalese MP Criticising PM Modi.

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A video clip of a politician criticising PM Modi is going viral on social media. Sharing the video users claimed that PM Modi was being criticised in the Parliament of Nepal.

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However, as we investigated, we came to know that the viral video was not from Nepal but from the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Here’s the fact check.

Fact Check

We started our investigation by taking some screenshots of the viral video and conducting a reverse image search of the found images. As a result, we found a video uploaded on the Facebook page of the Indian National Congress Himachal Pradesh. It was uploaded on 21 March 2021. In the caption, it was mentioned that the person criticising PM Modi is Jagat Singh Negi, a Congress MLA from Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh.

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Moving forward, by conducting a relevant keyword search we found the viral video on a YouTube channel uploaded on 23 March 2021. The caption of the video read, “Modi Sarakar में Privatisation पर Congress MLA Jagat Singh Negi Speech in Himachal Vidhan Sabha”

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Thus, we can conclude that the person criticising PM Modi is not a Member of Parliament, Nepal but he is Jagat Singh Negi, an MLA of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly.

Conclusion 

From our investigation, we can say that the video is going viral with a false claim. The person criticising PM Modi is Jagat Singh Negi, a Congress MLA from Himachal Pradesh, not a Nepalese MP.

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Title:Video Of Congress MLA Jagat Singh Negi Going Viral As A Nepalese MP Criticising PM Modi.

Fact Check By: Debanjana Baishya 

Result: False

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