Uttarakhand video is shared as a politician describes Prime Minister Ujjwal Yojana’s failed agenda in Uttar Pradesh

A video is being circulated on social media claiming it as the visuals of a politician explaining Prime Minister Ujjwal Yojana’s failed scheme in the state of Uttar Pradesh. This video shows visuals of a family cooking food using wood instead of a gas cylinder. The politician in the video accuses the Narendra Modi government of raising the price of gas cylinders above 1000 rupees and making it unaffordable. This post claims that the video was shot in Lucknow district of Uttar Pradesh. Let’s check the assertion made in the message.

Claim: Video of politician revealing Prime Minister Ujjwal Yojana’s failed scheme in Uttar Pradesh.

Do: The video shared in the post shows the daughter of former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat and All India Mahila Congress General Secretary Anupama Rawat explaining that Prime Minister Ujwala Yojana’s agenda is a failure in Uttarakhand. The video has nothing to do with Uttar Pradesh. Recently, Anupama Rawat filed her candidacy as the Congress candidate for the Haridwar Rural Assembly seat. This video was shot during Anupama Rawat’s campaign in a village near Haridwar. Therefore, the claim made in the message is MISLEADING.

When performing a reverse image search of the screenshots in the video, a video with similar visuals was find on the Facebook page of the General Secretary of the All India Mahila Congress, Anupama Rawat. On January 30, 2022, Anupama Rawat shared this video accusing the Narendra Modi government of raising the price of gas cylinders to 1000 rupees.

Daughter of former Uttarakhand CM and Congress leader Harish Rawat Anupama Rawat recently deposed her nomination for the seat of Haridwar Rural in the upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly elections in 2022. News articles reporting this information can be viewed here and here.

As part of the election campaign, on January 30, 2022, Anupama Rawat went door to door election campaign in the village of Ranimajra under the rural constituency of Haridwar. Social media posts and news videos related to Anupama Rawat’s campaign can be seen here, hereand here. The video shared in the post was shot during Anupama Rawat’s election campaign in Haridwar. From all this evidence, it can be concluded that the video shared in the post is from Uttarakhand, unrelated to the Uttar Pradesh elections.

To sum up, a video from Uttarakhand is being shared as visuals of a politician describing Prime Minister Ujjwal Yojana’s failed scheme in Uttar Pradesh.

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