A claim is becoming increasingly viral on social media about the banning of madrassas and mosques in France by declaring them as terrorist bases. Users who posted this claim are asking whether madrassas and mosques should be banned in India too? Posted in this context from the parody account of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat – “France bans mosques and madrasas by declaring them terrorist bases “Should this happen in “India” too YES / NO” (English Translation)
This parody account of Mohan Bhagwat has more than 50 thousand followers on Twitter. On the other hand, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut’s name and an ID with her photo was tweeted – “France has banned mosques and madrasas by declaring them as terrorist bases” Should this happen in “India” too! YES / NO”(English Translation)
This ID of Kangana Ranaut has about 10 thousand followers. At the same time, many other social media users are also posting such a claim.
To fact-check the viral claim, we did some keyword searches on Google. We could not find any information regarding the banning of mosques and madrasas in France by declaring them as terrorist bases. Hence the claim made by social media users is false. On the other hand, when we got information about Kangana Ranaut’s account, the fact came to light that Kangana’s Twitter account has been suspended, she is currently active on Instagram.
It is becoming clear from the fact check of DFRAC that the claim of social media users to ban mosques and madrasas in France by declaring them as terrorist bases is false.
Claim- Mosque-Madrasa declared terrorist base in France, banned
Claimant- Social media users
Fact Check – Fake