Fact Check: Did PM Modi Say ‘Show Dreams To Poor, Tell Lies’?
A video has been doing rounds on social media showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying, “Show dreams to poor, tell lies, create differences between them and rule.”
No comments ! pic.twitter.com/qOiUgJA9Sy
— Rohan Gupta (@rohanrgupta) March 21, 2021
This video was tweeted by Rohan Gupta, a Congress party member, with the caption ‘No comments’. The seven-second video has been retweeted over 1,500 times.
However, it was found that the viral clip is part of a speech that Modi delivered on March 21, 2021. In the original video, he is heard slamming Congress saying, “Show dreams to poor, tell lies, create differences between them and rule. Congress has always used this formula to stay in power.”
The original video of a public meeting in Assam: