A video of the song “Jannat Ki Hai Tasveer” is widely shared by social media users. Sharing that video, it is claimed that Mohammed Rafi sang the song in the year 1971 during the India-Pakistan war and it got banned by the government of India as it was not liked by the people of Pakistan.
The song was having the lyrics like “Kashmir hai Bharat ka, Kashmir na denge.
Sharing this video a user writes on Facebook, “Muslims did not apologize, 50,000 ulemas were hanged by the British on trees together.
It is said that Pakistan objected to this song sung by Mohammad Rafi and it asked the Indian government to ban this song our government had banned this song at that time, it is a rare song, maybe you have never heard the whole song.”
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We searched for certain keywords on Google to know the reality of the viral claim. DFRAC found that the name of the viral song is “Jannat ki Tasveer” and is from the movie “Johr In Kashmir” which was released in the year 1966.
In further research, we found that “ Haji Peer” was the only word that was objectionable in the whole song which was said to be removed. After that, the song was released.
The song is also available on YouTube Channel.
Therefore, it is clear from the fact check that the video is going viral with the misleading claim.
Claim Review: the song “Jannat ki hai Tasveer” by Mohammed Rafi banned initially.
Claimed by: social media users.
Fact Check: misleading