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TMC MLAs Going On A Rampage In 2006 Revived With False Claim

TMC MLAs Going On A Rampage In 2006 Revived With False Claim

This video was viral in 2017 and April 2018 with the same fake context.

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Claim

TMC workers created a ruckus after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee prevented them from singing ‘Vande Mataram,’ at a party meeting.

Fact

The video of Trinamool Congress workers vandalising the lobby of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly dates back to November 30, 2006, at the peak of the Tata Motors-Singur agitation when TMC legislators protested local police arresting Mamata Banerjee for violating prohibitory orders preventing her from visiting Singur. BOOM had previously fact-checked this video in April 2018.

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Claim

TMC workers created a ruckus after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee prevented them from singing ‘Vande Mataram,’ at a party meeting.

Fact

The video of Trinamool Congress workers vandalising the lobby of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly dates back to November 30, 2006, at the peak of the Tata Motors-Singur agitation when TMC legislators protested local police arresting Mamata Banerjee for violating prohibitory orders preventing her from visiting Singur. BOOM had previously fact-checked this video in April 2018.

  To read more click here

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Anmol Alphonso is a fact-checker with BOOM. He has previously interned at IndiaSpend as a fact-checker and was a reporting intern at Times of India, Indian Express, and Mid-Day. He is a post-graduate diploma holder in journalism from St Paul’s Institute of Communication Education, Mumbai.

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