Priyanka Gandhi Shares Unrelated Video as Goons Thrashing Dalits, UP Police Corrects Congress Leader
Priyanka Gandhi Tweet

Lucknow, November 7: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday alleged that Dalits were beaten up by goons in Uttar Pradesh for testifying against them. Retweeting a tweet posted by Congress's official Twitter handle, Priyanka Gandhi questioned the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of showing laxity towards atrocities against Dalits and Adivasis. Priyanka Gandhi Slams Yogi Adityanath Government Over Law And Order Situation, UP Police Say Crime on Decline.

"In Uttar Pradesh, goons brutally assaulted Dalit brothers for testifying against them. The BJP government is played a mute spectator. Every single day, Dalits and Adivasis are being openly assaulted by goons. Such a law-and-order situation and assault on Dalit-Adivasis will not be tolerated," Priyanka Gandhi tweeted in Hindi. Congress's tweet carries a clip of news broadcast wherein a group of men can be seen thrashing a youth. Priyanka Gandhi Expresses Grief over Children's Death in Accident UP.

Priyanka Gandhi's Tweet:

In the video, a reporter can be heard saying that the youth was assaulted by goons for testifying against them. According to Journalist Anil Kataria, the incident was reported in Mainpuri. Reacting to Priyanka Gandhi's tweet, Mainpuri police issued a clarification and dismissed allegations made by her as baseless. The video shared by the Congress party was actually shot when violence broke out between two families in Mainpuri over cutting of paddy.

Mainpuri Police Issues Clarification:

"We deny the above information. The scuffle broke out between two families belonging to the Rajput community. We have registered a case. An investigation is on," Mainpuri police shot back. Five persons have been arrested in connection with the clash. Mainpuri police urged news channels not to spread fake news.

Fact check

Priyanka Gandhi Shares Unrelated Video as Goons Thrashing Dalits, UP Police Corrects Congress Leader
Claim :

Dalits were assaulted by goons in for testifying against them Mainpuri.

Conclusion :

It was a fight between two Thakur families over cutting of paddy.

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