Byline By- Vinayak Heliwal
Amid the backdrop of the ongoing protests at different parts of Delhi, Sambit Patra spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party shared an edited video to make a fake claim that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal supported the recently passed Farm Bills and also termed it as the biggest revolutionary step.
In the shared Video Delhi CM Kejriwal can be heard saying that these laws are the best reforms in agriculture in the last 70 years and will give the farmers the best price for their produce as they will be able to sell their crops in any part of the country.
BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra on Saturday posted the video on Twitter with the caption “Teeno Farm Bill Ke Laabh Ginate Hue ..SirJi”
Kejriwal can also be heard saying that through these laws farmers will not lose their land, MSP, or their Mandi.
Well, The 18-second clip is from an interview and has been edited to make the false claim that Kejriwal praised the bills whereas in the real video Delhi CM criticizes the farm bills.
For the unversed this edited video is taken from January 15, 2021 interview which aired on Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal where Kejriwal cited examples and arguments put forward by union ministers and BJP leaders to support the farm bills. According to the reports only this part has been included in the viral video.Soon after, In the same interview where Kejriwal criticized the bills and counters the arguments made in favor of the bills have been edited out.
Do check out the full video to know exactly what Kejriwal said on the three farm bills.
In the original interview, Arvind Kejriwal criticizes the three farm bills passed by the central government and different sections of the interview has been clubbed and cut to falsely show that he has supported the video.
The viral clip is being shared in the backdrop of the ongoing protests at different parts of Delhi since November 26. The farmers are adamant about demanding the repeal of three farm bills passed by the central government last year.