A video, showing three women crossing a river by walking on bamboo sticks to fetch water, has gone viral on social media.
What is the claim?: The video was shared by several social media users with a claim that it is from Uttar Pradesh, thereby questioning the state of development.
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What is the truth?: The video is from Kharshet in Nashik, Maharashtra and shows women crossing the Tas River to fetch water. The video is from July this year, when an iron bridge – built in January – was washed away due to heavy rains.