A video has got viral on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook where children are being administered an oath to not to vote for Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in coming polls.
“What a big conspiracy is happening against the country that too in the schools. What poison is filling inside the children too? Make this video so viral that this school should be closed forever and action should be taken against the principal of the school”, read the translated caption of a post.
This video got shared by thousand times and was liked by many users across Twitter and Facebook.
कितना बड़ा षड़यंत्र हो रहा है देश के खिलाफ वो भी स्कूलों में । बच्चों के अंदर भी क्या जहर भर रहे है। इस वीडियो को इतना वायरल करो जिससे कि इस स्कूल को सदैव के लिये बन्द होना चाहिए औ स्कूल के प्रिंसिपल पर कार्यवाही होनी चाहिए।😡 pic.twitter.com/QZmBooHxTa
— Manjeet Bagga (@Goldenthrust) October 30, 2021
कितना बड़ा सडयंत्र हो रहा है देश के खिलाफ वो भी स्कूलों मे । बच्चों के अंदर भी क्या जहर भर रहे है। इस वीडियो को इतना वायरल करो जिससे कि इस स्कूल के प्रिंसिपल पर कठोर कार्यवाही होना चाहिए। pic.twitter.com/xlpTZlk5et
— 💞अरुण शुक्ला 💞 🇮🇳 (@shukla28) October 28, 2021
After doing a reverse search analysis by our team, we found out this video to be misleading and old. This video was shared by various media houses back in 2018.
AajTak also published a report sharing this video on Jan 8, 2018 with a title ‘Madhya Pradesh: Oath administered to children, will not vote for BJP.’
Official Handle of ANI also posted on this incident back on Jan 28, 2018.
#WATCH Teachers of Vijaylaxmi Industrial Training Institute in Itarsi ask students to take pledge not to vote for BJP in the upcoming elections & support it in any manner until it stops online examinations #MadhyaPradesh (26.01.18) pic.twitter.com/PY3S721Mbq
— ANI (@ANI) January 28, 2018
WION also posted a video on its YouTube channel addressing this incident on Jan 29, 2018.
Therefore, it clearly tells that this video which is now getting viral on social media platforms is misleading and is shared to build narrative ahead of assembly elections.