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Fact Check: The viral video of man distributing liquor is not from Gujarat Elections 2022 

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With the ongoing elections in Gujarat a video is getting viral on social media of a man distributing alcohol at a rally has gone viral on social media, with several politicians claiming it of recent Gujarat Elections. 

In this video the man can be seen wearing a cap and scarf with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) logo on it. 

A user on twitter writes, “Gujarat model for 27 years ! Gujrat wants Change ! Gujrat Want CONGRESS #GujaratElection2022 #GujaratAssemblyPolls #GujaratElections #GujaratModel #CongressForAdivasis #congress #BharatJodoYarta #NDTVtakeover #NDTV #CongressAaveChe.” 

https://twitter.com/nothingisiimpo1/status/1597851802376220672?s=20&t=Urrmj0mnofYMfJpjIz85qA

Fact Check: 

DFRAC team did a reverse image search using different frames of the video and found the same video uploaded on the official twitter handle of Congress. 

“Alcohol + UP + Yogi = Misuse Painkiller is being distributed @narendramodi” 

https://twitter.com/INCUttarPradesh/status/1472861206574551043?s=20&t=tyJcaFUTC5-UbmHebBHgPw

On further, investigation the team found a report on Dainik Bhaskar covering the same story. 

Conclusion: 

It is clear from our investigation that the viral video is 1 year old and is not from Gujarat but Uttar Pradesh. 

Claim Review: The viral video of man distributing liquor is not from Gujarat Elections 2022 

Claimed by: social media users 

Fact Check: Misleading 

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