New Delhi Meals blogger Gaurav Wasan, of Swad Official, who had shot the heartrending viral video of a roadside Malviya Nagar eatery, Baba ka Dhaba, to point out the plight of an aged couple, who run the place, has been accused by YouTuber Lakshay Chaudhary of operating a web based rip-off. In a latest video uploaded Chaudhary, it’s alleged that Wasan had sought donations on the pretext of serving to the poor couple, however didn’t switch the donation cash to Kanta Prasad, proprietor of Baba ka Dhaba. Now, in an unique chat, Wasan tells us that these accusations are primarily based on rumour, and he has not finished any “fraud”.
Earlier this month, after the video of the couple, which was on the cusp of penury, had gone viral, folks from all around the nation had rallied of their assist. This included numerous Bollywood actors, and shortly after Delhiites began thronging to the meals stall.
Wasan, on being requested concerning the accusations of fraudulence, says, “I had given him (dhaba proprietor, Kanta Prasad) a examine of ₹1.33 lakh, and transferred ₹1 lakh to his account, which completes the ₹2.33 lakh that I had acquired as donation in his identify. I’m within the strategy of arranging financial institution statements to show the identical.”
Additional refuting all claims of embezzlement, Wasan says, “All allegations which were levelled in opposition to me are false. On October 9, I had assured Baba that his cash was secure with me, and I’ve a proof of the identical. I’m within the strategy of arranging financial institution statements to show the identical.”
Within the video that Chaudhary had launched, he accused Wasan of going to present the cash to the dhaba house owners after he had launched the video. He provides to his claims saying Wasan had collected over ₹20 lakh in Baba’s identify. Wasan, nevertheless, says, “I went to present the cheque to Kanta Prasad at 1pm the day when the video that had accused me was uploaded at 5pm… Additionally, if there have been ₹25 lakhs in my account, as alleged, there can be financial institution statements to assist that declare. However there aren’t any!”
Responding to the rising clamour on social media for proof of donations, Wasan says that he’ll put out all proof within the public area. “People who find themselves asking for proof aren’t fallacious in doing so, and I’ll put out all proofs essential. These allegations have been made solely to tug me down, there isn’t a reality in them!”
“I’ll quickly be importing all of the evidences, after which folks can themselves resolve,” he concludes.
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