Old video of former MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan crying has been shared as a recent one

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Shivraj Singh Chauhan. This betrayal from Modi Shah is bigger than anything. Its Bezzati of Madhya Pradesh. Modi & Shah, you will also cry in 2024 after lost the election in 2024. BJP kisi ki sagi nahi

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Explanation

In Madhya Pradesh, BJP secured a huge win with 163 seats and Congress ended up with 66 seats. A week after the victory, BJP announced Ujjain South MLA Mohan Yadav as Chief Minister of the state.

Meanwhile, a video purporting on X handle that Madhya Pradesh former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is crying as he was betrayed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for not getting the CM post again after winning the Madhya Pradesh state legislative assembly election 2023 is viral.

The same viral video has been shared with such claim by Congress supporters which can be seen here, here, here, herehere and here

What is the truth?

We ran a reverse image search using the keyframes of the video and found that the actual video was posted on the News Tak YouTube Channel on 19, July 2019 with the caption ‘Shivraj Singh Chouhan was crying after his adopted daughter passed away’.

Former MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s adopted daughter Bharti passed away on 18, July 2019. Once Shivraj Singh got the news he reached Vidisha district hospital at around eight in the night where he burst into tears while trying to console Bharti’s bereaved family.  

The same incident was covered by NDTV and India Today. This clarifies that the viral claim has no link to the recent elections or the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister’s post.

Conclusion

The 4-year-old video of former MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan crying when his adopted daughter Bharti passed away is being shared with false narratives. It has no link to recent elections and is shared with misleading information.

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