A recent video of Prime Minister Narendra Modi waving at a train in Assam has gone viral on social media with many claiming that the prime minister was waving at an empty train for a photo-op.
Narendra Modi was in Assam on December 25 to inaugurate the Bogibeel bridge, the longest rail-cum-road bridge in India after which he also flagged off the Tinsukia-Naharlagun Express.
Many posts on social media even made memes and said that he was desperately seeking attention, pointing out at the shadow of a cameraman rolling just ahead of him.
There were many other posts on Facebook about the same video mocking the prime minister. The posts claimed that “defeat in five states makes people do wonders”.
Khushboo Sundar, national spokesperson of the Congress party, also shared the video on Twitter and claimed the PM was “waving at an imaginary crowd”.
The former actress also took a dig at the prime minister, saying that everything he did was staged.
Sachin Sawant, spokesperson of Congress in Maharashtra, also shared the video and said that there was nobody to wave at.
Boom searched for a video of the event and found a live video on Facebook clearly showing that there were people whom Modi was waving at and the people were also waving back. Watch the video from the 15-minute mark. The camera at 15.40 minutes also pans to the train and the train number is visible.