Viral Video of ‘Corrupt’ RJD MP Looking to ‘Fool Public’ is Fake
The ‘RJD’ candidate in the video is not only not from the party, but is not even from Bihar!
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“Statement of new elected RJD M P from Bihar. Hats up he openly admits how MP & MLA are making money. Long live RJD”.
Along with this message is a video of a political candidate who is saying that he has entered politics to make money. According to posts that are viral across social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter and also on WhatsApp, this video is of the recently elected RJD MP from Bihar who won in the just-concluded bypoll in the state.
In the video, the candidate is heard saying, “I have no issue for this election. The only agenda is that I want to make money and make my life comfortable. This is how it is in politics. Whoever enters politics makes money. I will do the same (translated)”.
Apart from Facebook, the video is also being shared on Twitter with the same description that he belongs to the RJD.
Guess what? Fake news!
Turns out that the candidate in the video who allegedly belongs to the RJD, is not from the party. In fact, he is not even from Bihar!
The candidate in question, Gopal Chaudhry, had contested the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh in 2017 from the Agra South constituency.
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His comments had caused quite a stir back then, but were mostly received with amusement.
When asked how he would win the election, he had allegedly responded saying,
In such a large country like India, if one man can fool 125 crore people and become the prime minister, it means that he must have some capability of fooling the public.Gopal Chaudhry, as reported by Alt News
“So, why can’t I do it? I will also fool public. I will use all my wits,” he had added.
(This article has been published in arrangement with Alt News)
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