[SPAM] Lock Down In Karnataka From 31st March 2021


[SPAM] Lock Down In Karnataka From 31st March 2021

The old video from the year 2020 is shared as recent with claims of the announcement of lockdown for one week in Karnataka

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The below post has been circulating on social media


Complete 1 week
Theatres kuda lock
ApTG lo kuda vaste malli tuck ott ey anukunta
Lockdown in karnataka Disappointed but relieved face



Verification: Old video from the year 2020 is shared as recent

An old video of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announcing a lockdown at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020 is shared on social media with the misleading claim of lockdown in Karnataka. People on social media are getting messages on WhatsApp and on other sources about the lockdown being implemented in Karnataka from 31st March 2021.

Check4Spam got the query on Whatsapp about Lockdown in Karnataka For One Week.

The video that is shared on social media with false claims is a clip of a video from a local news channel, NewsFirst Kannada that was shared in 2020. The logo can be seen in the viral video. On YouTube, the original video is dated 13 March 2020. The old video is shared as recent with the claims of a one-week lockdown in Karnataka.

Dr Ashwathnarayan CN Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka clarified the false claim in his tweet.

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Post Date: 19 March  2021

Post ID: #78504


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