A video is being shared on social media claiming it to be the recent video of protesters throwing slippers at Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan in a meeting. Let’s verify the claim made in the post.
Claim: Recent video of protesters throwing chappals at Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan.
Fact: Incident shared in the video took place in 2018 at a meeting in Churhat town of Madhya Pradesh. Protesting against the SC/ST act introduced by Shivraj Singh Government, protesters hurled stones and chappals at CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan during his election campaign at Churhat. Hence the claim made in the post is Misleading.
On reverse image search, similar visuals were found in a YouTube video posted by ‘The Times of India’ news website on ‘03 September 2018’. In the video, it is mentioned that a shoe was hurled at Madya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan during a public meeting in Churhat town of Sidhi district in Madhya Pradesh. It is mentioned in the article that during the ‘Jan Aashirvad Yatra’ of Shivraj Singh Chauhan in 2018, protesters attacked the bus carrying Shivraj Singh Chauhan near Churhat town in Sidhi district. Following this attack, a protester threw a shoe at Shivraj Singh Chauhan during a public meeting in Churhat. Sharing the information about this incident, ‘The Hindu’ news website published an article on ‘04 September 2018’. It is mentioned in the article that some upper caste people pelted stones and shoes at the Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s bus as part of their protest against the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act implemented by the Madhya Pradesh Government.
To sum it up, a 2018 video is shared as the recent video of people throwing slippers at Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan.