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FACT CHECK : क्या मुस्लिम डॉक्टर ने पतंजलि की दवा पर लगाई थी रोक, उसे हटाने की सच्चाई क्या ?
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ट्वीट सोशल मीडिया पर वायरल हो रहा है जिसमें दावा ये किया जा रहा है कि कोरोनिल पर सवाल खड़े करने वाले और उस पर रोक लगाने वाले डॉक्टर को आयुष मंत्रालय ने हटा दिया है... जिस डॉक्टर का इस ट्वीट में जिक्र किया जा रहा है उनका नाम दिया गया है डॉक्टर मुजाहिद हुसैन. साथ ही पोस्ट में ये भी कहा गया है कि मुजाहिद हुसैन जैसे लोग आयुर्वेद के प्रचार में रोड़ा डाल रहे हैं... इस ट्वीट को 5 हजार से ज्यादा लोगों ने रिट्वीट भी किया है साथ ही 15 हजार से ज्यादा लोगों ने इस लाइक भी किया है. खैर इस ट्वीट को लोगों ने बिना जाने, बिन कुछ समझे, बिना कुछ पड़ताल किया लगातार शेयर कर रहे हैं और वाट्सएप पर भी इस ट्वीट के स्नैप को शेयर किया जा रहा है. खैर सच्चाई क्या है ये बहुत महत्वपूर्ण बात है. जो दावे किए गए है वो सरासर गलत है. आयुष मंत्रालय की ओर से किसी भी डॉक्टर को या फिर चिकित्सक अधिकारी को नहीं हटाया है.
 

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दावा: पिछले दिनों एक घटना का हवाला देते हुए एक ट्विटर मैसेज में दावा किया है कि आयुष मंत्रालय से एक डॉक्टर को हटा दिया गया है। #PIBFactCheck: आयुष मंत्रालय के अनुसार हाल ही के दिनों में किसी भी डॉक्टर या चिकित्सा अधिकारी को किसी भी ड्यूटी या सेवा से नहीं हटाया है।



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दावा: पिछले दिनों एक घटना का हवाला देते हुए एक ट्विटर मैसेज में दावा किया है कि आयुष मंत्रालय से एक डॉक्टर को हटा दिया गया है। #PIBFactCheck: आयुष मंत्रालय के अनुसार हाल ही के दिनों में किसी भी डॉक्टर या चिकित्सा अधिकारी को किसी भी ड्यूटी या सेवा से नहीं हटाया है।
पुष्पेन्द्र कुलश्रेष्ठ द्वारा पोस्ट किए गए एक ट्वीट पर फेक शब्द कि मोहर जिसमें  दावा किया गया है कि बाबा रामदेव के दवा कोरोनिल पर रोक लगाने वाले 'डॉक्टर मुजाहिद हुसैन को आयुष मंत्रालय से हटा दिया गया है|
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A .video of Helicopter And Truck accident is viral on Social Media as Punjab or other Indian State accident.

Reality :
It is from Brazil.
19 Jan 2020.




Police helicopter slashes lorry during road take off in Brazil
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A police helicopter preparing to take off from a road in a Brazilian city was seriously damaged, and two of its occupants were injured, when a passing lorry came too close and collided with its blades.

Footage shows the chopper on the ground with its blades whirring in the Second District of Rio Branco, in the northwestern state of Acre - when a white truck turns a corner and tries to go past the aircraft.

Seconds later, a terrible sound is heard as the blades crash against the side of the lorry - ripping off its roof and leaving the rotor wings bent out of shape.

Startled motorists stop and gaze in astonishment as debris is left scattered all around the street - from both the lorry and helicopter, which belongs to the Integrated Centre of Aerial Operations (CIOPAER) of the Military Police
Colonel Oliveira, from the Acre Military Police, said there were five people in the helicopter at the time - two commanders and three members of the crew.

He added: 'Two crew members had light injuries and were taken for treatment' and are now 'well'.

The lorry was being used by the Secretary of State for Health's office to transport hospital waste.

Charles Matos, a manager for the company which the lorry belongs to, said none of the three people in the vehicle were injured.
CIOAPER coordinator Nayk Souza said a police barrier was in the area at the time of the incident and that all safety regulations had been followed.

Souza said: 'This type of patrol with aircraft at specific landings happens everywhere and, to make it clear, this is an area where there was a police barrier, so there were signs and there was also one of the crew members at the time outside the aircraft.

'He only entered the aircraft when it was ready for take-off. At the time of takeoff, the lorry went back and hit one of the blades.'

The helicopter had been participating in 'Operation Close Border' and was patrolling the area, according to Col Oliveira.

Local Security Secretary Ricardo Brandao said the helicopter had been taking off 'from a strategic [zone] where it could easily access all the areas of the city quickly and effectively'.

An investigation into the cause of the incident has been launched.
 

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*Police helicopter chops off lorry roof when driver smashes into the rotor blades as aircraft prepares for take-off from a Brazilian city street*

Helicopter was on a road in Brazilian city of Rio Branco and had been on patrol
Passing lorry, used by the state to transport hospital waste, collides with blades
Two of five chopper occupants slightly injured; three people in truck unhurt

By NICK ENOCH FOR MAILONLINE

PUBLISHED: 15:36 BST, 21 January 2020 | UPDATED: 15:59 BST, 21 January 2020


A police helicopter preparing to take off from a road in a Brazilian city was seriously damaged, and two of its occupants were injured, when a passing lorry came too close and collided with its blades.

Footage shows the chopper on the ground with its blades whirring in the Second District of Rio Branco, in the northwestern state of Acre - when a white truck turns a corner and tries to go past the aircraft.

Seconds later, a terrible sound is heard as the blades crash against the side of the lorry - ripping off its roof and leaving the rotor wings bent out of shape.

Startled motorists stop and gaze in astonishment as debris is left scattered all around the street - from both the lorry and helicopter, which belongs to the Integrated Centre of Aerial Operations (CIOPAER) of the Military Police.

The police helicopter gets ready to take off from a road in the Brazilian city of Rio Branco - just as a lorry starts heading towards it +4
The police helicopter gets ready to take off from a road in the Brazilian city of Rio Branco - just as a lorry starts heading towards it

In a terrible misjudgement, the truck is too close and collides with the chopper's blades - which rip into the side of the vehicle and tear off its roof +4
In a terrible misjudgement, the truck is too close and collides with the chopper's blades - which rip into the side of the vehicle and tear off its roof

Colonel Oliveira, from the Acre Military Police, said there were five people in the helicopter at the time - two commanders and three members of the crew.

He added: 'Two crew members had light injuries and were taken for treatment' and are now 'well'.

The lorry was being used by the Secretary of State for Health's office to transport hospital waste.

Charles Matos, a manager for the company which the lorry belongs to, said none of the three people in the vehicle were injured.

 

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Quick Fact Check: फिरोज गांधी के पिता का नाम जहांगीर फरदून था, नेहरू-इंदिरा की तस्वीर गलत दावे के साथ वायरल
  • By Vishvas News
  • Updated: October 14, 2020



नई दिल्ली (Vishvas News): सोशल मीडिया पर एक इमेज पोस्ट वायरल हो रही है। इस इमेज पोस्ट में दावा किया जा रहा है कि इंदिरा गांधी अपने ससुर और पति के साथ खड़ी हैं। वायरल पोस्ट में इंदिरा के ससुर का नाम यूनुस खान और पति का नाम फिरोज खान बताया गया है। विश्वास न्यूज़ को अपने फैक्ट चेकिंग वॉट्सऐप चैटबॉट (+91 95992 99372) पर भी ये दावा फैक्ट चेक के लिए मिला है। विश्वास न्यूज पहले भी इस दावे की पड़ताल कर चुका है। ये दावा फर्जी है। इंदिरा गांधी के पति का नाम फिरोज गांधी था, जो पारसी थे। इसी तरह इंदिरा के ससुर का नाम जहांगीर फरदून था।

क्या हो रहा है वायरल
विश्वास न्यूज़ को वॉट्सऐप चैटबॉट पर मिली तस्वीर में भारत के पहले प्रधानमंत्री पंडित जवाहर लाल नेहरू और इंदिरा गांधी दो अन्य लोगों के साथ दिख रही हैं। ये किसी फेसबुक पोस्ट के स्क्रीनशॉट जैसा है। इस इमेज पोस्ट में लिखा है, ‘बहुत मुश्किल से ये फोटो मिला है, जवाहरलाल नेहरू, इंद्रा गांधी, इंद्रा गांधी के ससुर युनुस खान, इंद्रा गांधी के पति फिरोज खान।’
वायरल पोस्ट में लिखी बातों को यहां ज्यों का त्यों पेश किया गया है।
विश्वास न्यूज़ को कमोबेश यही दावा फेसबुक पर भी मिला। हिन्दू शैर राम भक्त नाम की प्रोफाइल से किए गए इस पोस्ट के आर्काइव्ड वर्जन को यहां क्लिक कर देखा जा सकता है।

पड़ताल
विश्वास न्यूज ने इस तस्वीर पर सबसे पहले गूगल रिवर्स इमेज सर्च टूल का इस्तेमाल किया। ये तस्वीर फोटो और वीडियो सेवा देने वाली alamy.com की वेबसाइट पर मिली। वहां बताया गया है कि इस तस्वीर में पंडित नेहरू और इंदिरा गांधी के साथ रूस के कलाकार निकोलस रोरिक और सबसे दाएं खड़े व्यक्ति मोहम्मद यूनुस (यूनुस खान) हैं।
हमारी पड़ताल में पता चला कि ये तस्वीर 1944 की है। वरिष्ठ पत्रकार राशिद किदवई ने भी विश्वास न्यूज के साथ बातचीत में इस बात की पुष्टि करते हुए बताया कि रूसी कलाकार निकोलस के साथ नेहरू, इंदिरा गांधी और यूनुस खान की यह तस्वीर 1944 के आस-पास की है।
यानी तस्वीर में सबसे दाएं खड़े शख्स इंदिरा गांधी के पति फिरोज गांधी नहीं, बल्कि यूनुस खान हैं। ‘द ट्रिब्यून’ में जून 2017 में छपी रिपोर्ट में यूनुस खान (मोहम्मद यूनुस) के निधन का जिक्र है। यूनुस भारतीय विदेश सेवा के अधिकारी थे। इंदिरा गांधी के पति फिरोज गांधी थे, जो कि पारसी परिवार से आते थे। फिरोज गांधी के पिता का नाम जहांगीर फरदून और मां का नाम रतिमाई था।
विश्वास न्यूज पहले भी इस वायरल दावे की पड़ताल कर चुका है। इसे विस्तार से नीचे देखा जा सकता है:

विश्वास न्यूज ने इस वायरल पोस्ट को शेयर करने वाली फेसबकु प्रोफाइल को स्कैन किया। प्रोफाइल पर दी गई जानकारी के मुताबिक, यूजर जयपुर के रहने वाले हैं।



निष्कर्ष: विश्वास न्यूज की पड़ताल में इस पोस्ट का दावा फर्जी निकला है। वायरल तस्वीर में पंडित नेहरू और इंदिरा गांधी के साथ रूस के कलाकार निकोलर रोरिक और यूनुस खान हैं। इंदिरा गांधी के पति फिरोज गांधी पारसी परिवार से आते थे और उनके पिता का नाम जहांगीर फरदून था। वायरल तस्वीर में ये दोनों ही शख्स नहीं हैं।


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FACT CHECK: Viral video of Muslims shouting ‘Islam Zindabad’ is not from Kolkata

The video is titled, “Bangladesh Islami Andolon Bangladesh enclose Myanmar Embassy” and was uploaded by a channel called Spice InfoTube.



Written by Newsroom Staff

August 30, 2020 20:36

FACT CHECK: Viral video of Muslims shouting ‘Islam Zindabad’ is not from Kolkata


FACT CHECK: Viral video of Muslims shouting ‘Islam Zindabad’ is not from Kolkata

New Delhi: A video clip of a protest rally with “Islam Zindabad” slogan playing in the background is getting viral on social media with the claim that this rally took place in Kolkata, West Bengal.

The Claim
This same video is shared by multiple accounts on different social media platform with the caption: “This is not Karachi, Kashmir or Kerala. No, this chant of “Islam Zindabad” is being raised in Kolkata, capital city of #MamataBanerjee-ruled #WestBengal !”. A Bengali song can be heard with lyrics “Islam Zindabad” in the background of the viral video.
Pakistani-Canadian writer Tarek Fatah tweeted this video on August 28 with the same caption.



A user named Md. Sujon Rana posted the same video on August 21 on Facebook.



The investigation
Newsroompost did some research and we found out that this claim along with the video to be misleading.
In a brief moment in the video, one of the protestors can be seen holding the flag of Bangladesh.



Apart from this, the placards held by the people in the video reads “Stop brutal genocide of Rohingya Muslims”. The acronym ‘ISCA BD’ is also visible on the placards, which stands for Islami Shasontantra Chhatra Andolan — an organisation based in Bangladesh.



We took some screenshots from the video and did the reverse image search, we found that several people have uploaded the viral video on YouTube.
When we did a keyword search on YouTube based on this information, we found the same video which had been uploaded three years ago on September 13, 2017. The video is titled, “Bangladesh Islami Andolon Bangladesh enclose Myanmar Embassy” and was uploaded by a channel called Spice InfoTube.

We also found news articles published on September 13, 2017, by TheFinancial Express and Bangladesh news portal Bangla News 24.


The Truth
A 3-year-old video from Bangladesh was shared online with claims that it was from West Bengal. The Kolkata Police had shared a screenshot of Tarek Fatah’s tweet clarifying that it was fake news.








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Fact Check: This viral video of Muslims chanting 'Islam Zindabad' is not from Kolkata
A Bengali song including the words "Islam Zindabad" can be heard playing in the background of the viral video.


Chayan Kundu

New DelhiAugust 28, 2020
UPDATED: August 28, 2020 22:45 IST

AFWA found this viral video is not from Kolkata, West Bengal but from Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo: Screengrab from YouTube video)


AFWA found this viral video is not from Kolkata, West Bengal but from Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo: Screengrab from YouTube video)

Avideo clip of a public rally with "Islam Zindabad" slogan playing in the background is circulating on social media with the claim that this rally took place in Kolkata, West Bengal.

The Claim
Several users on Facebook and Twitter have shared the video with the caption: "This is not Karachi, Kashmir or Kerala. No, this chant of "Islam Zindabad" is being raised in Kolkata, capital city of #MamataBanerjee-ruled #WestBengal !".
A Bengali song including the words "Islam Zindabad" can be heard playing in the background of the viral video.

The Truth
India Today Anti-Fake News War Room (AFWA) found this viral video is not from Kolkata, West Bengal but from Dhaka, Bangladesh. The viral clip is from the year 2017. The rally was organised by an Islamist political party in Bangladesh - Islami Andolon Bangladesh - in protest against the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
The archived version of the posts are saved here, here and here.
The same video was tweeted by author and columnist Tarek Fatah with an identical misleading claim. He later apologised for the post and deleted the same after people pointed out that the video was from Bangladesh, not from Kolkata.
Multiple Facebook users have also posted the same content with the wrong claim.





AFWA Probe
With the help of InVid reverse image search, we found that several people have uploaded the viral video on YouTube on September 13, 2017, which can be seen here, here and here.
The video titles mentioned in Bangla that the video is from a public rally held in Dhaka by Islami Andolon Bangladesh to protest against the killing of Rohingyas in Myanmar.
By searching keywords, we also found news articles published on September 13, 2017, by The Financial Express and Bangladesh news portal Bangla News 24.
These reports again mentioned how people in Dhaka took to streets against the killings of Rohingya Muslims in the northern Rakhine state of Myanmar.
Islami Andolon Bangladesh organised the event and planned to gherao the Myanmar embassy in Dhaka but were stopped by the police at Shantinagar Chowk.
We identified the Bangladesh flag being waved by the protesters in the rally seen in the viral clip.



We also found a news clip of the same rally uploaded by a Bangladeshi news channel Channel i where the background score "Islam Zindabad" is missing and we can hear the regular ambience of a rally.




We have found that the background song in Bengali "Islam Zindabad" was actually sung by a Bengali band called Kolorob Gosthi and it was overlaid on the viral clip. The original song can be heard here.


Conclusion
The same viral video posted by several Facebook users with different misleading claims was also debunked by DailyO a few days ago.
Hence, it can be concluded that the viral protest rally video with misleading claims was held in Bangladesh in 2017 and not in Kolkata.
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INDIA TODAY FACT CHECK

AFWA found this viral video is not from Kolkata, West Bengal but from Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo: Screengrab from YouTube video)

Claim
A public rally with "Islam Zindabad" slogan being raised, is from Kolkata, West Bengal.ConclusionThis rally took place in 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in protest against the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Fact Check: This viral video of Muslims chanting 'Islam Zindabad' is not from Kolkata


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The number of crows determines the intensity of the lie.
  • 1 Crow: Half True
  • 2 Crows: Mostly lies
  • 3 Crows: Absolutely false

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Tarek Fatah gets it wrong again. Video of Muslims shouting ‘Islam Zindabad’ not from Kolkata

The 3-yr-old video tweeted by Tarek Fatah is from Bangladesh, where people were protesting against the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.


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28 August, 2020 11:41 am IST
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New Delhi: Pakistani-Canadian author Tarek Fatah, who is infamous for peddling fake news and circulating misinformation, Friday tweeted a video of a large gathering of Muslims chanting ‘Islam Zindabad’. He claimed that the video was from Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal.
“This is not Karachi, Kashmir or Kerala. No, this chant of “Islam Zindabad” is being raised in Kolkata, capital city of #MamataBanerjee-ruled #WestBengal !,” tweeted Fatah, who has almost 7 lakh followers on the microblogging site.




The video had garnered over 80,000 views, 4,000 retweets and 6,500 likes till the time of publishing this report.


Fact-check
The clip that Fatah tweeted is not from India but is in fact a three-year-old video from Bangladesh.
It is from a protest rally that took place in the capital city of Dhaka to block the Myanmar Embassy. The protest was against the crackdown on Rohingya Muslims by the Myanmar military.
The placards held by the people in the video reads “Stop brutal genocide of Rohingya Muslims”. The acronym ‘ISCA BD’ is also visible on the placards, which stands for Islami Shasontantra Chhatra Andolan — an organisation based in Bangladesh.
The uniform worn by the policemen in the video also belongs to the Bangladeshi police force, and the country’s national flag is visible in the background.
This is not the first time that Fatah, a columnist with Canadian daily Toronto Sun, has shared fake news and targeted Indian Muslims.
In January 2020, he tweeted a video of burqa-clad women dancing to Bollywood music, asking if it was from the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest in Shaheen Bagh, even though there were several hints in the video that highlighting it was not from the protest. Fatah himself had shared the video once in 2017.
In 2019, he had shared a doctored image of a madrasa teacher instructing his students that Islam was superior to Hinduism. In the original photo, the blackboard had words written in Sanskrit and not in Urdu, and it was from a madrasa in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur district.

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Tarek Fatah gets it wrong again. Video of Muslims shouting 'Islam Zindabad' not from Kolkata
 

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Bangladesh’s Protest for Rohingyas Shared as Rally in West Bengal
The video is actually from a protest in Bangladesh against the torture and killing of Rohingya Muslims.

SONAL GUPTA

Updated: 03 Sep 2020, 04:09 PM IST

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A video of a protest rally with Muslim men dressed in white skull caps, holding ‘Stop Killing Rohingya Muslims’ placards, was shared by Tarek Fatah, a Canadian journalist and a serial fake news offender, as a call for 'Islam Zindabad' in Kolkata, West Bengal.
The video, however, is from 2017 when an Islamic organisation in Bangladesh led a rally to the Myanmar embassy to protest the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.

A still-shot from the video.

A still-shot from the video.(Source: Twitter)
CLAIM
The video was shared by Fatah with the claim, “This is not Karachi, Kashmir or Kerala. No, this chant of “Islam Zindabad” is being raised in Kolkata, capital city of #MamataBanerjee-ruled #WestBengal!”
The video had garnered over 1,46,000 views and 6,000 retweets at the time of writing this article.
You can view an archived version <a href=https://archive.is/0kj0N>here</a>.

You can view an archived version here. (Source: Twitter/Screenshot)
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The post was shared by several social media users.
You can view an archived version <a href=https://archive.is/m6hrt>here</a>.

You can view an archived version here. (Source: Facebook/Screenshot)
You can view an archived version <a href=https://archive.is/xwTyp>here</a>.


You can view an archived version here. (Source: Twitter/Screenshot)


WHAT WE FOUND
The video is from September 2017, when an Islamic organisation in Bangladesh marched towards the Myanmar embassy.
A reverse image search of the key frames of the video led us to YouTube channel, ‘Spicy Infotube’ that had uploaded the video on 13 September 2017 with the caption, “Islami Andolon Bangladesh enclose myanmar Embassy (sic).”
Bangladesh’s Protest for Rohingyas Shared as Rally in West Bengal


(Source: YouTube/Screenshot)

A keyword search led us to a news report by an online news outlet, Banglanews24, “Rally of Islamic movement in protest of Rohingya persecution,” also dated 13 September 2017.
It stated that an Islamist political organisation, Islami Andolan Bangladesh (IAB), led a rally to the Myanmar embassy to protest the torture and killing of Rohingya Muslims.
The rally was stopped at the Shanti Nagar Junction in Dhaka.
We also found a video of the march on the YouTube channel of Islami Shasontantra Chhatra Andolan (ISCA), the student outfit of IAB.
IAB had also announced the rally on their Facebook page, asking people to "Surround Myanmar Embassy in Dhaka on 13 September."


Further, visual clues from the video prove that the it is from Bangladesh and not India.
The flag of Bangladesh with the green background a red dot in the middle can be seen in a still-shot of the video.

A still from the video.


A still from the video.

The police officers can also be seen wearing the uniform that is similar to the police uniform in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh’s Protest for Rohingyas Shared as Rally in West Bengal


(Photo: Altered by The Quint)
Evidently, the protest from Bangladesh has been falsely shared as a rally in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Bangladesh’s Protest for Rohingyas Shared as Rally in West Bengal
 

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Old video from Bangladesh shared as ‘Islam Zindabad’ slogans raised in West Bengal
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A video is widely circulating on Facebook with the claim that pro-Islam chants were raised in West Bengal’s Kolkata. “This isn’ a scene from Kashmir or Kerala but Mamata Bano’s Kolkata, West Bengal. Look at this before you curse Modi. (यह दृश्य कश्मीर या केरल की नहीं बल्कि आपकी दुलारी ममता बानो के राज्य बंगाल कि राजधानी कलकत्ता की है। मोदी को कोसने से पहले एक बार जरा इसपर भी गौर कीजिए…!)” — reads the accompanying message.

The video is viral on Facebook.
Pakistani-Canadian writer Tarek Fatah had tweeted the same clip on August 28, “This is not Karachi, Kashmir or Kerala. No, this chant of ‘Islam Zindabad’ is being raised in Kolkata, the capital city of #MamataBanerjee-ruled West Bengal!” — he wrote. While Fatah has since deleted this tweet, we have archived it here. The writer is known for sharing false information on several occasions over the years.
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A user named Md. Sujon Rana posted the video on August 21 on Facebook. In his caption, Rana wrote, “Islam is the religion of the state!” God willing, it will remain Islamic. This wish of atheists will never be fulfilled. If you do not like that Islam is the state religion, then leave Bengal! The state religion was, is and will remain Islam. Inshallah!” In the clip, it is apparent that a large number of the people protesting in the video are from the Muslim community.
[Translated from: “রাষ্ট্র ধর্ম ইসলাম আছে! ইসলামী থাকবে ইনশাআল্লাহ. নাস্তিকদের মনের আশা কোনদিন পূরণ হবে না “রাষ্ট্র ধর্ম ইসলাম ভালো না লাগলে! বাংলা ছেড়ে চলে যাও. রাষ্ট্রধর্ম ইসলাম ছিল, আছে, থাকবে ইনশাআল্লাহ.”]

Fact-check
In a brief moment in the video, one of the protestors can be seen holding the flag of Bangladesh.

Apart from this, many of the protestors are seen carrying placards and signs. One of these placards says ‘Islami shasantantra chhatra andolan’. This is the name of a student outfit of a Bangladeshi political party called Islami Andolon Bangladesh.
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When we did a keyword search on YouTube based on this information, we found the same video which had been uploaded three years ago on September 13, 2017. The video is titled, “Bangladesh Islami Andolon Bangladesh enclose myanmar Embassy” and was uploaded by a channel called Spice InfoTube.



Another YouTube channel called The Rohingya Post had uploaded a similar video on September 13, 2017. Its description reads, “Thousands of Islami Andolon Bangladesh marched towards the Myanmar Embassy in Dhaka demanding an end to the atrocities on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. As per the previous declaration, thousands of supporters of the Islamist party started their protest march in front of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque around 12.30 PM on Wednesday. Police barred the protesters at Kakrail Mor but the agitating party men managed to shatter the barricade and continued marching forward until they encountered another police barricade at Shantinagar intersection.”



On September 13, 2017, The Financial Express reported, “Thousands of people in capital Dhaka have rallied in protests against the violence like killings and arsons against Rohingya Muslims in the northern Rakhine state of Myanmar.” Apart from this, Bangladesh news website Bangla News 24 had also published a report about this demonstration.
Therefore, a 3-year-old video from Bangladesh was shared online with claims that it was from West Bengal. The Kolkata Police had shared a screenshot of Tarek Fatah’s tweet clarifying that it was fake news. They also mentioned that they are taking the necessary legal action on the matter. A few hours after their tweet, Fatah issued a tweet apologizing for sharing misleading information.

Following the video’s revival two months later, West Bengal police tweeted a clarification.



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