Fact Check: Did the Statue of Lord Nandi was found in the excavation of the mosque?
Social media is an ocean of misinformation. Here without verifying the credibility of the information and news, it cannot be considered true. Hundreds of posts are made here every day to spread hatred and most of these posts are fake, false, and misleading.
Nowadays a picture is going viral on social media. Those sharing this photo are claiming that the idol of Lord Nandi has been found in the excavation of the mosque or tomb. In this viral picture, it can be seen that a white building, which is being told as a mosque or a tomb, has an idol of Nandi at the carved site.
One user wrote while posting – “This is the truth of every Mazar Masjid.” With the same claim, this tweet has been shared by many users on Twitter.
हर मजार मस्जिद कि यही सच्चाई है !
हिंदुत्व 🚩 pic.twitter.com/lDLkwvdv1d
— #भगवा#मारवाडी#प्रशासक_समिति (@ra20319966) September 14, 2021
हर *मजार मस्जिद* कि यही सच्चाई है !
हिंदुत्व 🚩 pic.twitter.com/9EastByC1a
— pratap (@Shalendraprat10) September 13, 2021
हर मजार, मस्जिद की यही सच्चाई है !
— Umakant Mishra (वंदेमातरम) 👏 (@misraumakant) September 11, 2021
हर मजार मस्जिद कि यही सच्चाई है
— Indian Soldier (@akppurohit1972) September 11, 2021
After doing the fact-check of the picture going viral, we found a post shared from the Twitter page of Logical Indian. According to this post, the idol of Lord Nandi has nothing to do with the mosque or the tomb.
The post reads- “The viral claim is false. The idol was recently found during excavations around the Selandiamman temple in Tamil Nadu. It has nothing to do with Muslim shrines or mosques.”
The viral claim is false. The idol was recently discovered during the excavation around the Selandiamman Temple in Tamil Nadu. It has nothing to do with a Muslim shrine or a mosque.#factcheck #idol #tamilnadu #nandi #mandir #mosque pic.twitter.com/Thlc4K99DP
— The Logical Indian (@LogicalIndians) September 10, 2021
This fact check proves that the claim by social media users of finding an idol of Lord Nandi in the excavation of a mosque or a tomb is false and misleading. An idol of Nandi has been found in the excavations of a temple.
Claim review: the Statue of Lord Nandi was found in the excavation of the mosque
Claim by: #भगवा#मारवाडी#प्रशासक_समिति(पवन)
Fact check: Misleading