Old video from Rajasthan viral as eviction in Assam after NRC implementation

“NRC started in Assam. They have begun evicting people from their homes. The media doesn’t show it, they are being sold so it is our responsibility now to share this video,” is a claim viral on social media. It has been shared with a video that shows police dragging a group of people including women.

NRC started in Assam. They have begun evicting people from their homes. The media doesn’t show it, they are being sold so it is our responsibility now to share this video.

Posted by Ali Sreekandapuram on Wednesday, 15 January 2020

The video is viral with the ‘NRC started in Assam claim’ on Facebook.

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OLD VIDEO FROM RAJASTHAN

A close look at the video reveals that the emblem on the uniform of the cops is of Rajasthan police.

A keyword search led us to the clip uploaded by Twitter account ‘Bharat Prabhat Party’ on August 7, 2019. “People are screaming Modi Modi because of Article 370 and in the entire nation, homes of Dalits, the poor and tribals are being demolished and their land is being seized. This video is from Samariya road, Kanota in Jaipur. Police is demolishing houses using JCB machines. These policemen should be immediately fired,” reads the tweet.

[Translated from 370 धारा पर लोग मोदी मोदी चिल्ला रहे है और पूरे भारत मे दलितों के , गरीबो और आदिवासियों के घर तोड़े जा रहे हैं ज़मीनों पर कब्जा किया जा रहा है ! यह वीडियो सामरिया रोड कानोता जयपुर की है ! पुलिस Jcp मशीन लाकर घर तोड़ रही हैं !इन पुलिस बालो को तुरन्त नौकरी से बर्खास्त किया जाए !]

Zee News reported the incident on August 2, 2019. According to the media outlet, an officer of the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) publicly thrashed a woman. The officer was identified as Rajeev Yaduvanshi. This was earlier fact-checked by The Quint

An old video of anti-encroachment drive in Jaipur, Rajasthan has been shared as people being evicted from homes after implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.

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