Mumbai: The Jantar Mantar Protest was held in Delhi by Prahlad Modi who is the brother of PM Narendra Modi. For the last two days, a video of Prahlad Modi is taking rounds on social media. The recently uploaded viral video shows him speaking about the prime minister not being a tea seller.
The video of his speech is currently going viral on the internet. In this video, he says, “Don’t call Prime Minister Narendra Modi a tea seller, rather call him a tea seller’s son. Because our father sold tea. He has brought up six of us (siblings) by selling tea on a small scale. You are making a big mistake by calling the Prime Minister a ‘chai wala‘ (tea seller).”
The video of Prahlad Modi is taking rounds on Twitter in August 2022 with multiple tweets and retweets of the same clips along with netizens mentioning their take upon it.
Even Selling Tea was a Jumla🤦🤦🤦
The #BadaJhootaParty has created a False version of #Modi before 2014 Elections to gain Sympathy and get power…look at what his Brother has to say about him@KTRTRS @JAGANTRS @krishanKTRS @ysathishreddy @dcstunner999 @PuttaVishnuVR @BTR_KTR pic.twitter.com/AhVAQmVgz8
— Prahlad (@Kevin_devillier) August 4, 2022
Prahlad Modi ji brother of narendra mudi son of damodar das modi ji protesting against Modi sarkar.
"Jo family ka nahi wo saka wo kisi aur ka kya hoga" pic.twitter.com/ruVatnmrMf
— Nishant Rana (@Nishantrana0007) August 4, 2022
*Nandu never sold tea*
Prahlad, the elder son of Damodar Das Modi, exposed Narendra Das Modi's younger son. pic.twitter.com/F313onKtj8
— Kamran Chida (@ChidaKamran) August 5, 2022
We took a dig at the viral video and found a similar video on YouTube on a channel named ‘Well Sunny’ who has uploaded it on August 4. In the video a text band is popping up which states, “Narendra Modi never sold tea,says his brother Prahlad Modi” , “Narendra Modi is a lier”.
HW News did the fact check of that viral video and we found that the video wasn’t from the ongoing Jantar mantra protest but from Prahlad Modi’s visit to Ulhasnagar in Maharashtra for a protest against GST on 30th July 2021. It was last year during his Ulhasnagar visit when he made the sensational claim that ‘PM Modi was never a tea seller’. After his statement a RTI report was released citing no record of PM selling tea on railways station.
The clip is taken from TV 9 Digital which originally is from 2021 but is currently not available there .We have found the same video on Zee24 Taas which shows the original date.
The background in the video shows Ulhasnagar written on it with the date 30th July. Prahlad Modi’s attire is exactly same with his 2021 Ulhasnagar visit which denotes that the video is not of the 2022 Jantar Mantar Dharna.
The Jantar Mantar Protest:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brother Prahlad Modi, who is also vice president of the All India Fair Price Shop Dealers’ Federation, protested at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar against various claims by the organisation. Prahlad Modi, along with several other members of the AIFPSDF, gathered at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi, holding up banners and shouting slogans. The All India Fair Price Shop Dealers’ Federation has demanded compensation for losses in rice, wheat and sugar and for Fair Price Shops supply of cooking oil and legumes. They have also called for the “West Bengal Ration Model” of free distribution to be implemented nationwide.
Secretary of the Federation Vishwambhar Basu read the statement of their 9 demands on this occasion. A statement of the federation’s demands will be given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Prahlad Modi also runs a ration shop. “What happened because my brother is the prime minister, should I die of hunger?”, he asked such a question.
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