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What is going viral: A video report claimed that the Modi government is going to implement the lockdown in 5 states again.
The caption of the video is- Approval to impose lockdown in 5 states, Modi government announced. So far this video has been viewed over 16 lakh times on the internet.
And what is the truth?
- The title of the video mentions lockdown in 5 states. But, the video does not mention lockdown anywhere. Only the night curfew and the rules related to masks are mentioned in Delhi. This means that the video has misleading headings to capture large-scale views.
- We did not get any such news on the Internet even by searching for different keywords. Which confirms that the central government has ordered lockdown in 5 states.
- A written by the Ministry of Home Affairs on 25 November 2020 Letter We received This letter has been written by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla to the principal secretaries of all the states. In this, instructions have been given to strictly follow the guidelines issued regarding Containment Zone. There is no mention of lockdown imposed in 5 states.
- It is clear that the lockdown claim in 5 states being done on social media is fake. No such order has been issued by the Union Home Ministry.