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The first round of polling in Gujarat will start this December, Due to this different parties are trying their best in presenting the manifesto and organizing different rallies. 

In the midst of preparations of Gujarat Assembly elections, a photo is getting viral on social media. A grand road show is visible in this. It is being shared to claim that Aam Aadmi Party leader Gopal Italia filed his nomination today in Surat during a grand roadshow with Raghav Chadha.  

A user on twitter writes, “Gopal Italia filed nomination today in Surat during a grand roadshow with Raghava Chadha. This picture is clearly describing the mood of the people of Gujarat.” (English Translation) 

https://twitter.com/JD_9516/status/1591021348608176128?s=20&t=u7N4UA6ucIvnVX6bNeXz_g

Many other users shared the same image with different captions. 

https://twitter.com/jaspreet0280/status/1591652675271421953

Fact Check:  

To investigate the viral image, we reverse-searched it. We found this picture on the Facebook page of World of Kolkata, uploaded on 21 May 2017.  

 ‘Martyrs Day’ was observed today in West Bengal to commemorate the brutal killing of 13 innocent political workers by the police on 21st July 1993, reads the caption. 

On further investigation we found the reports of different media houses stating the same. 

Conclusion 

With the DFRAC’s investigation it is clear that the viral image is five-year-old from West Bengal is being shared as Aam Aadmi Party leader Gopal Italia’s grand roadshow in Gujarat. 

Claim Review: Aam Aadmi Party leader Gopal Italia filed his nomination today in Surat during a grand roadshow with Raghav Chadha. 

Claimed by: social media users. 

Fact Check: misleading 

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