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Shivraj Singh Shares Edited Video of Rahul Gandhi, Clarifies Later

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The Quint
16th May, 2019 20:01 IST

On Wednesday, 15 May, former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan claimed that Congress President Rahul Gandhi named Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel as Madhya Pradesh’s chief minister. However, Chouhan later clarified that he was not aware that the video shared by him was edited.

Union Minister Smriti Irani had also retweeted Shivraj Singh’s tweet.

imageSmriti Irani retweeted Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s tweet.

In the edited video, Rahul Gandhi can be heard calling Bhupesh Baghel as Madhya Pradesh’s chief minister. He says, “Madhya Pradesh ke chief minister Bhupesh Baghel ji, Chhattisgarh ke chief minister Hukum Singh Karaja ji.”

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The video is actually from Rahul Gandhi’s public meeting in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch that was held on 14 May. In the original video, at 00:08 seconds, he can be heard calling Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh’s chief minister and Bhupesh Baghel as chief minister of Chhattisgarh. He says, “Kamal Nath ji, Madhya Pradesh ke chief minister, Bhupesh Baghel ji, Chhattisgarh ke chief minister, Hukum Singh Karaja ji, PC Sharma ji...

The part where Rahul Gandhi takes Kamal Nath’s name has been clipped in the edited video that was shared by Chouhan.

Several Modi bhakts took to Twitter and shared the edited video with a similar claim.

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