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Fact check: Crowd at 2014 Modi's Kolkata rally passed off as UP CM Yogi Adityanath's public meeting in Bihar

Several users on social media shared an image of a massive crowd along with a claim that it is from UP CM Yogi Adityanath's recent rally in Bihar. The caption of the viral image reads, "The crowd gathered at a rally in Bihar to listen to Yogi Adityanath."

Archive of the post can be accessed here.

The image has been shared widely on Facebook also.

Archive of the post can be accessed here.

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This claim is FALSE . This image in circulation since 2014. It is not recent as claimed on social media.

Newsmeter did a reverse image search and came across the same picture tweeted by a user @ibtlx on Feb 5, 2014. The caption reads: "Look here:- Glimpse of #NaMo's #JanChetnaSabha of Kolkata from Helicopter View."

Archive of the Tweet is .

For a more authentic source, we did a keyword search and came across an article by Desh Gujarat published on Feb 5, 2014. This article titled: "The Kolkata crowd at Modi's rally (In pictures)". It featured the same viral image along with other pictures from the rally.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath indeed held a rally in Bihar on Oct 20, 2020. It was a part of the election campaigning for the upcoming assembly polls in Bihar. As elections are approaching, a lot of misinformation is being generated on social media.

Finally, a 2014 image of a crowd at Modi's Kolkatta rally has been passed off as Yogi Adityanath's recent Bihar public meeting.

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