Amid Bharat Jodo Yatra both the political parties (i.e. BJP and Congress) have assured to pinpoint each and everything about the other party.
In the same quest of war, when BJP MP and Union Minister Smriti Irani reached Janapandana program was organized in Doddaballapura, Bengaluru on 10th September on the completion of BJP’s 3 years. There while addressing the gathering, Smriti Irani accused Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi of starting the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ from Kanyakumari. But did not see Swami Vivekananda in the Vivekananda Memorial present there and did not bow down to him.
The viral video was found on the YouTube channel of YOYO TV Kannada where at approx 46 minutes Smiriti Irani was seen accusing Rahul Gandhi.
DFRAC found many leaders of congress claiming that Smriti Irani is falsely accusing Rahul Gandhi
On further investigating using specific keywords, the team found that the video has been uploaded on Congress Party’s YouTube channel dated 7 September 2022. In this video Rahul Gandhi seen to pay tribute to Swami Vivekananda.
It is clear from our investigation that smriti iriani has falsely accused Rahul Gandhi of not bowing down at Vivekanand’s memorial.
Claim Review: Rahul Gandhi not bowing down to the idol of Swami Vivekanand.
Claimed by: smriti irani
Fact Check: fake