[A] Uttar Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
Correct Answer: C [West Bengal]
West Bengal recorded the highest number of recorded cases against fake news on social media in 2021, according to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data.
West Bengal reported 43 cases of fake news on social media. It was followed by Telangana at 34 cases and Uttar Pradesh at 24. In total, India reported 179 such cases and West Bengal accounted for 24 per cent of those cases.