A video of a giant crowd is viral throughout social media with the declare that it exhibits visuals from the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ led by Congress chief and MP Rahul Gandhi.
The Bharat Jodo Yatra will resume on October 27 from Mahabubnagar in Telangana. The yatra, which has accomplished one-third of its journey, is anticipated to achieve Nanded in Maharashtra on November 7.
Congress chief Salman Anees Soz tweeted the video claiming that the visuals depicted are from the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Treasurer of Mumbai Congress, Bhushan Patil tweeted the video with the declare, “On the final day of the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Karnataka, Raichur created public historical past.”
Different netizens additionally circulated the viral video with related claims.
The Logical Indian truth test group verified the viral declare and located it to be false. The viral video is from Pydithalli Ammavaru Sirimanotsavam competition, which is held in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram in October yearly.
We used InVid’s Keyframe Evaluation instrument to isolate the keyframes of the viral video. We got here throughout a video uploaded by consumer Pothina Bala on October 12, 2022. The video titled, ‘Croud for Pydimamba Utsav Sirumanu’ apparently exhibits visuals from Paidithalli Sirimanu.
We carried out a key phrase search and got here throughout an article by The Hindu revealed on October 7, 2022. The article is titled, ‘Preparations are in full swing for Sirimanotsavam in Vizianagaram on October 11.’
As per the report, a lot of devotees from numerous elements of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha might be taking part within the Sirimanotsavam of the native presiding deity Sri Pydimamba on October 11.
We then went by way of the video rigorously and observed a Sony Heart storefront within the viral video. We looked for the outlet from Sony on Google situated within the Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. We got here throughout this Sony Heart situated on Fort Street within the Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh.
We regarded by way of different movies with the identical key phrases. We got here throughout one other video of the festivities from a distinct angle. The video titled, ‘Pydimamba Utsav Sirumanu Spherical-1’ was uploaded by consumer Data Video by Rama on October 12, 2022.
We may see the Resort Anand Grand Fort within the video. We carried out a key phrase seek for the resort and located it was situated close to Three Lamps Junction in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh.
We then checked the gap between the Sony Heart and Resort Anand Grand Fort. We observed that there was a distance of 300 meters between the 2 areas.
Shut to those two areas is the Sri Sri Sri Pydithalli Ammavari Temple. As per the governmental web site of Vizianagaram district, the Sirimanu or Srimanthotsavam competition is widely known on this temple in September or October yearly.
In our Reality Examine, we additionally got here throughout a Fb put up that gives extra visuals of the non secular gathering.
In one of many photos within the put up, the Sony Heart, vegetation on the highway divider and the quilt on the roof of the constructing might be noticed. These objects matches up with these seen within the viral movies.
Moreover, we discovered movies uploaded by Sakshi TV and VPN Media revealed on 11 October 2022. The identical constructing and its backdrop might be seen in these movies and the viral video as nicely.
As per this ABP report, Rahul Gandhi was in Chitradurga district of Karnataka on 11 October.
We discovered that the viral video is from Pydithalli Ammavaru Sirimanotsavam, which is held in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram in October yearly. We are able to verify that the viral video shouldn’t be from the Bharat Jodo Yatra led by Rahul Gandhi. Therefore, the viral declare is fake.
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