Did Muslims demolish the ancient temple to build a mosque in Andhra Pradesh? Read-fact check
A video is getting viral on social media sites regarding the demolition of an old ancient temple by some goons in Andhra Pradesh.
By sharing pictures a user named Yogi Yogesh Aggarwal captioned- “ Jihadis demolished ancient temple in Andhra Pradesh. Wake up Hindus, Wake up this is happening in independent India. ( English Translation)
Meanwhile, many other users are sharing the similar video-
To analyze the reality of the viral video the team of DFRAC first converted the video into a keyframe with the help of the InVID tool. On reverse searching the keyframe, the team found one such article covered by India today. The headline of the article is- “ Tension rose in the Andhra Pradesh Guntur after a few people tried to demolish a dargah to construct a mosque. Locals protested against this, after which police officials intervened and handled the situation. Officials say that the situation is now peaceful.
Source: India Today
Meanwhile, India express published this article as well it can be read here
Source: The Indian Express
It is clear from the verification of DFRAC that the viral claim made by social media users regarding local goons trying to destroy an ancient temple to build a Mosque is Misleading. Because the cops handled the situation.
Claim Reviewed: Muslims demolished an ancient temple to build Mosque in Andhra Pradesh
Claimed By: Social Media Users
Fact check: Misleading