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Police books human rights activist for spreading fake news

The police has booked a human rights activist for spreading fake news. The West Bengal police has booked Madhu Purnima Kishwar, Delhi-based academic and rights activist  for sharing a fake news on social media.

Madhu Purnima Kishwar has shared a video of an Islamic rally in Bangladesh and claimed that it took place in Kolkata. The video shows thousands of  Muslims  taking part in a massive roadshow with a Bengali song playing in the background.

Bangladeshi flags can bee seen  in the video also the song  refer to Bangladesh . Kishwar tweeted the video on Sunday night with a caption,  “In Kolkata”. The tweet  was retweeted 2,681 times and drew 4,385 replies .

“#FakeNewsAlert A video clip from Bangladesh is being falsely claimed to be from Kolkata. Legal action initiated”, tweeted Kolkata police.











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