UP CM Yogi Adityanath Laughing In The Background Of Coffin Of Pulwama Martyr: No, the video is old

Reported on 2019-02-19 21:20:34.0 by FactHunt Admin

Rumour

A video showing UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath smiling along with other politicians while they are all seated in front of a coffin wrapped in Indian flag is going viral on social media.

A Facebook user Ambedkar voice shared the video and wrote only Modi, Yogi and RSS volunteers can smile on the dead body of martyrs. The body of a martyr is kept in front wrapped in the Tiranga and Yogi & other Ministers are making fun and fun.

You can watch the video here:

The same video has been shared by many different users on Facebook with a similar claim. You can view all such posts here.

Our Investigation

When we searched for "up cm and governor laughing" on Twitter we found an old tweet by Tauseef Sheikh dated 21st Oct 2018. The tweet claims that Yogi Adityanath was laughing along with others at the funeral of former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister ND Tiwari. 

The incident was reported by ABP News as well. You can watch the report here:

The incident was reported by Times of India as well.

Fact

No, Yogi Adityanath didn't laugh at the funeral of Pulwama martyrs. The video is an old one from last year when UP CM was caught smiling and laughing at the condolence meeting of former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister ND Tiwari. 

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