Udupi: Raghupathi Bhat files complaint over fake news video

01:02 PM Jun 03, 2024 | Team Udayavani |

Udupi: Former MLA K. Raghupathi Bhat, who is contesting the South-West Graduates’ Legislative Council Constituency as an independent candidate, has filed a complaint with the Election Officer regarding a fake news video circulating on social media.


The video falsely claimed that Bhat had withdrawn from the Legislative Council elections.

Bhat stated in his complaint that a fake news video, resembling a report from a private news channel, was broadcast on the eve of the elections. The video falsely alleged his withdrawal in a fake “breaking news” report. This false information has caused confusion among voters.

Bhat has requested immediate legal action against those responsible for spreading the misinformation.


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