A video is getting viral on social media. Video claims that the Muslim community is boycotting Hindus at Bengaluru in Karnataka. Bengaluru Muslims have vowed that they would not purchase anything from Hindus.
A verified Twitter user by the name of Trunical shared the video and wrote, “Muslims planning complete boycott of Hindus. We must not get petrol at Hindu pumps, buy medicine from Hindu shops, or ride in their vehicles. If you boycott Hindus, then Allah will allow us into jannat.”
Another Twitter user by the name of Omkara shared the same clip and wrote – “Bengaluru: #Muslims planning complete #boycott of #Hindus ‘We swear by #prophet #Muhammad and his children that we #Momins won’t get #petrol at Hindu pumps, buy #medicine from Hindu shops, or ride in their vehicles. If you boycott Hindus, then #Allah will allow us into jannat'”
Another user by the name of Surender Singh Rana (@Surende05060255) shared the same clip and caption.
1/2 इस घटना के विरोध में मृतक के परिजनों द्वारा उनके घर पर जनाजे के दौरान विरोध प्रदर्शन के दौरान मांगे की गई थी गई थी। उसी दौरान मृतक के परिजन द्वारा इस तरह का भाषण भी दिया गया था। तत्समय नियमानुसार कार्यवाही की गई थी।— Barmer Police (@Barmer_Police) March 15, 2023
We converted the viral video into key frames for our investigation and reverse searched the images. We found a similar video posted in a tweet of Rajasthan’s Banswara Police. The video belonged to a police station of Bhujodi village. The video was posted in 2019. An accident of a private bus took place on 28.6.2019 in front of the Petrol Pump of Ramsar’s Ghagria police station. In this accident, an individual died and other three were injured. In protest against this incident, demands were made by the relatives of the deceased during the protest during the funeral at their house. At the same time, such a speech was also given by the relatives of the deceased. Proceedings were also done by the Police in the same.
Hence, it is proved from DFRAC’s Fact Check that this viral video is misleading. The video belongs to Rajasthan, not Bengaluru.