Hum News Fact Check: The video of Sheikh Rasheed’s gathering of millions is viral, what is the truth?


Pakistan Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed’s video posted on social media became the center of attention. In the video, long queues of millions of vehicles can be seen on the roads, but this video also raised many questions. Was this convoy of vehicles heading towards the Rawalpindi Long March? After all, where are these vehicles and where were they going? Hum News brought the answers to all these questions and the real truth of the video.

Last night, Sheikh Rasheed shared a video on his official Twitter account, in which he did not give any caption, but the song of Abrar Haq behind the video gave the impression that it was a meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan. There is footage of the long march, this footage has been shared by more than 8 thousand people so far.

But the reality was the opposite, this video is not the footage of a long march of Pakistan.

The video posted by former interior minister Sheikh Rasheed is actually a 5-year-old footage of Los Angeles, where. Thanksgiving Day. Millions of vehicles were stuck in traffic jams on the day of, and the video was reported by every international media.

Under Sheikh Rasheed’s video, user Waqas Farooqui posted a link to the 5-year-old original video and wrote that people from Los Angeles are also participating in the long march.

Users made many interesting comments on Sheikh Rasheed’s video, but Federal Minister for Aviation and Pakistan Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique was not left behind, he also commented on the video and wrote “Los Angeles has woken up now”.

User Sharjeel wrote that Sir, where are these scenes and where is this road found in Pakistan, please guide me?

However, user Saad Ali wrote that Sheikh Rasheed has not written anywhere in the tweet that these are scenes of Pandi, and this is also true because Sheikh Rasheed shared the video but did not give any caption on it.

It should be noted that former Prime Minister Imran Khan held a large rally in Rawalpindi on November 26, in which thousands of people participated. While addressing the rally, he also announced the dissolution of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab Assembly soon.

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