A message is viral that on a raid Dog Meat was found in Ashoka Hotel. Ironically the city of Ashoka Hotel is different in messages, some claim Nagpur, some say Jammu but mostly call it Howrah, Kolkata which actually is right city.
— 🇮🇳Sandeep Singh🇮🇳 (@sandeepfromvns) May 10, 2018
You can check this link for more – https://twitter.com/search?q=ashoka%20hotel%20dog&src=typd
While the name Ashoka Hotel, Howrah is true in this case, the raid was for Stale meat, not dog meat and other eateries were raided too under same case.
The issue was that many eateries were found to be used very old, stale meat mixed with new in their dishes.
A Twitter Handle claiming to be SSP Dehradun clarified but the handle is not verified so not credible
There is a FAKE NEWS of dog meat being sold in Ashoka hotel in Dharampur Dehradoon doing the rounds. Please do not forward such fake posts. Let's all be responsible doonites, not everything doing rounds in social media is true.
— SSP Dehradun (@DehradunSsp) May 13, 2018
Times of India reported on 3rd May –
KMC team inspects Kolkata eateries, destroys 100kg stale meat
Saikat Ray| TNN | May 3, 2018, 21:33 IST
The team also collected samples of meat from a well-known chain restaurant and several other restaurants in and around Chowringhee area. These samples will be sent to state forensic laboratory for testing.A second team of KMC food inspectors accompanied by Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials raided several restaurants in Beliaghata area. The joint team collected samples of meat from these restaurants.A 70-member team from the KMC headquarters comprising officials from health and solid waste management conducted the surprise raid around noon.
The team led by Atin Ghosh, member, mayor-in-council overseeing the KMC health department first went to Lindsay Street and entered into a renowned fast food chain for collection of chicken sample. The team then visited several other restaurants in the New Market and Dharmatolla area.
Later, the KMC food inspectors destroyed the meat collected from roadside restaurants and eateries.
“In the wake of a public health threat arising out of presence of a stale meat racket, our raids will continue across the city. We will collect meat and sent the same to state forensic laboratory and a portion of the samples to private labs as the state forensic laboratory takes time to examine meat samples,” Ghosh said.
The MMiC however maintained that the drive against sale of stale meat was taking a backseat because of non-cooperation from police.
The photos of Dogs used in the Fake News are years old and from different places
First photo of a dog with skin hanging is from Year 2011 or before
Second Photo is from Year 2012
Third Photo is from 2013 –
Here is the video of the Raid where people themselves are saying the meat is old and there is no mention of dog meat anywhere
For more details you can watch the following
More Fakes –
Gujarat police red the ashoka hotel pic.twitter.com/bnCQt40eIN
— Ashish (@Ashish99828979) May 11, 2018
In Ashoka hotel dog meat so plz be alert pic.twitter.com/3aVGpw0Tuq
— Md Firoz Alam (@mdfirozalam91) May 15, 2018
Dogs been served at Ashoka hotel vapi https://t.co/e4RdtZEV69 the rule of chokidaar PM real chokidaar been slaughtered and served in hotels.swaach bharat becomes shame bharat. pic.twitter.com/CdhahDRezM
— Khokar Riyaz (@maqdoom1786) May 15, 2018
West bengal ke howrah ke Ashoka Hotel mein dogs ko maar kar unka meat customers ko serve kiya ja raha tha
Police ne chhapa maara yahan 2 din pehle
Yeh photos aap ko vichlit kar sakti hain.
— Nancy (@naina4ucozy) May 14, 2018
The Ashoka hotel cheat customers and serve dog meat. Avinashi Police act swiftly and arrested owner. Nowadays proffesional ethics not following for big profits.@fouress @Savitritvs @jvidyasagar @vprakash68 @LillyMaryPinto @Tiranga_Sena @ranganaathan @kani_ven @MockingSkills pic.twitter.com/RnNPaLRjnY
— Nandagopal.K.M. (@nandaji1958) May 13, 2018
Raid in Ashoka Hotel, Howrah..
Dog's meat found in the kitchen… 😱😱😱😱#Kolkata #KolkataVsMumbai #Bengals #Bengali #hotel #restaurant #TajMahal #chefs #food #Foodiechats#foodie pic.twitter.com/vhwQQgfsoz
— ☬ SINGH ਸਿੰਘ ☬ 🇮🇳 (@HatindersinghR) May 10, 2018
- A clash between TMC and BJP workers in WB is viral as citizens protesting against BJP in Bihar. - August 14, 2022
- A set of four photos is viral claiming to be of prominent people out of which three are false. - July 29, 2022
- PM Modi did greet Kovind on his farewell but that part is trimmed in the viral video. - July 24, 2022