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This Leaked Video Shows A Reporter Offering A Boy Money In Return For A Staged Interview

The video allegedly shows an Aaj Tak reporter bribing a kid with money to purchase liquor, in order to get an anti-BJP statement.

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Now a video has surfaced this morning in which a reporter holding an Aaj Tak microphone prepares to interview the child from the incident.

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The video reveals the reporter prompting the child with statements, urging him to demand compensation for his education from the minister who kicked him.

A few hours after the video surfaced, Aaj Tak released this statement, clarifying that the reporter was a stringer who has now been terminated.

Official statement by @aajtak on clip being circulated on social media.

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The video has met with widespread outrage online, propelling "Aaj Tak" into India's trending topics.

#Shame on you #Aajtak I will think a thousand times before changing the channel to #AajTakExposed

#NautankiNews Aaj Tak should be banned right now.

Aaj Tak journo bribes beggar with alcohol to parrot a statement created by him. How do we trust reports from Aaj tak now?

And because this is the internet, the trolling has also commenced in full glory.

Dear Aaj Tak I will say whatever you want on camera for free beer.

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Aaj Tak Tagline ➡ "Advertisers pay for news , Advertisements are complimentary" https://t.co/DgeDqLT188

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