Did the video of the police chasing a tractor happened during the Delhi farmer’s protest?
The police chasing a tractor of a man who was on way to participate in farmer’s protest.
The 1.37 video has gone viral on social networking sites with the persistent information of an individual farmer riding on a tractor chased by police. The Uttar Pradesh police who tried to stop him from going to a farmers’ tractor rally in Delhi on January 26.
The video of a police vehicle chasing a tractor in the river has been shared by thousands. Therefore, we decided to explore its authenticity.
The same video was released on ABP Asmita on January 25, 2021, when we searching for keywords related to the Uttar Pradesh police’s chase of the tractor we found a result “Uttarakhand police chasing the sand smuggling mafia”.
A report on Amarujala channel on January 22 linked a clear video of police chasing a tractor and information provided by the police.
The video was taken when police chased away illegal sand smugglers in the Kosi river in Uttam Singh district of Uttarakhand.
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The video was taken a few days before the Republic Day tractor rally on January 26. Therefore, the video shared as it was taken when the Uttar Pradesh police wanted to stop a farmer from going to a tractor rally, where it is being misrepresented by many in social media.
In our search, the viral video of the Uttar Pradesh police trying to stop the tractor of a farmer who is going to the farmer’s protest was a misleading title. It can be identified as a video taken when the police chased away a tractor carrying sand in Uttarakhand.