Khan, who was in Sitapur jail in connection with several cases, including a case of land grabbing, was granted interim bail on 19 May 2022.
The caption with the viral video states that the video shows Khan talking about his changed views after being in jail for 27 months.
WHAT WE FOUND OUT
On conducting a search using 'Azam Khan said Lord Krishna and Ram are his ideals' as the keywords in Hindi, we came across several news reports from 2017.
A report by Hindi daily Amar Ujala from 6 October 2017 stated that Khan took a dig at Modi and Adityanath and asked them if they will consider the Prophet their ideal. It also added that he said that he considers Hindu deities, Krishna and Ram, his ideal.
In his speech, Khan starts talking about god and his messengers, in various religions. He takes a dig at Yogi and Modi to read history about the Mughal emperors too.
"The Quran and the Prophet have said not to insult anyone's religious men because Allah sent 1,20,000 prophets and all the great men of their time. They may have been a prophet, a messenger of Allah, of their time. Yogi ji, Mughal is not our ideal, but Ram and Krishna are our ideals. But Yogi ji, India's rest of the population wants to know from you whether the Prophet Muhammed and Jesus Christ are your ideals or not."Azam Khan, Senior leader of SP
Clearly, an old video of Khan is being shared with a false context.
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