Cash seized from Karnataka Congress minister DK Shivakumar’s residence: Video is of an Art Installation

Reported on 2019-03-25 04:55:17.0 by FactHunt Admin

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A video is being shared on social media in which stacks of currency notes ranging from pink, orange, and green piled to the ceiling can be seen. A Twitter user Ekta Chauhan claimed that the video is of a raid conducted at Safdargunj enclave bungalow of Karnataka Congress minister DK Shivakumar in Delhi. 

You can watch the video here:

Earlier, the same video was viral on Facebook with a caption "Cash Cash and Cash only. One of Tamilnadu Politician - Fire in his godown Today - Currency burnt is meagre only. But see the stash of unaccounted money."

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AFP FactCheck and France 24’s The Observers have already debunked this video. It was found that the video represents a 2018 art installation in Spain. The notes were hand-painted by Spanish artist, Alejandro Monge, who uploaded the same video on his Instagram account.

Fact

The viral video is from a 2018 art installation in Spain. The currency notes are not real but hand-painted by the artist. It was shared on Instagram by the artist.

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