Video of migrant workers queue for travel permission at Gachibowli police station shared as the one to buy Alcohol

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A video of people standing in long queues is shared on Social media with a claim that they are standing in front of wine shops at Gachibowli during the lockdown.

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Many others also shared the video with the same claim.

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TRUTH

The people who are shown standing in the queue are migrant workers. The building shown at the beginning of the video is Gochibowli Police Station.

With the keyword search that led us to the same video posted by ‘TV5 News’ on their Youtube Channel. According to the video, thousands of migrant workers standing in a queue in front of the Gachibowli police station to get permission to go to their native places.

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This confirms that the video of people standing in long queues is not for alcohol, but to get permission to go to their native places.

 

 

 


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Shweta Jamsandekar

An aspiring journalist from Symbiosis institute of media and communication.