Fact Check: Old Video Of Liquor Being Distributed Shared As Recent Farmers’ Protest


A video of a man in a car, distributing alcohol to a group of people, is being shared on social media with a claim that it is from the ongoing farmers’ protest.

The post read, “क्या यही पीने के लिये नक़ली किसान बन कर आंदोलन हो रहा है ?”

Here’s the link to the above post.


NewsMobile fact-checked the post and found that the video in circulation is old.

We extracted keyframes of the video using InVid Tool and then put the keyframes through Reverse Image Search.

We found that the same video was shared by many Facebook users in April 2020.

The links of the Facebook posts can be seen here, here and here.

We also found the same video on YouTube dated April 11, 2020.

NewsMobile independently couldn’t verify the origin and location of the video but from the above information, it is evident that the viral video is old.


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