Video from 2016 viral as BJP MLA Nand Kishor Gurjar beaten at Ghazipur border

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A video of policemen rescuing a person being thrashed by a mob has been shared as BJP MLA Nand Kishor Gurjar beaten with sticks at Ghazipur border the place farmers have been protesting for months now.

The identical has been shared on Facebook.

 

लोनी से खाजपा विधायक नंदकिशोर गुर्जर को गाजीपुर बॉर्डर पर कपड़े फाड़कर ढंग से कुटाई की गई
बोलो आज के आनन्द की ….

Posted by Mohan Neemla on Monday, 5 April 2021

 

Fact-check

This video has been debunked by Alt News a number of occasions up to now when it was shared with the claims that:

1. Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan was beaten by a mob.

2. Congress candidate Phool Singh Baraiya was beaten for making objectionable statements in opposition to Hindus.

3. BJP leaders thrashed in Bihar in 2020 throughout election campaigning.

But the visuals present an assault on BJP MP Babul Supriyo’s convoy in October 2016 in West Bengal. ABP News had acknowledged in a video report dated October 19, 2016, that Supriyo’s convoy had been attacked by Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporters in Asansol.

In a piece dated October 20, 2016, Patrika reported that BJP supporters within the state had beaten a number of butchers, accusing them of cow smuggling. They deliberate to protest in entrance of TMC chief Moloy Ghatak’s home. However, Supriyo’s convoy was attacked earlier than they might put this in movement. District BJP chief Subrata Mishra was additionally injured throughout the ruckus. After the incident, Supriyo took to Twitter accusing TMC chief Ghatak of orchestrating the entire affair.

ANI had reported on the incident the place the person attacked is seen.

A four-year-old video was revived, now with the false declare that BJP MLA Nand Kishor Gurjar was beaten at Ghazipur border.

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