A video is becoming fiercely viral on social media showing ‘Jai Bholenath’ written on the forehead of Muslim Youth. Social media users are claiming that it had been done to a mentally challenged Muslim boy. Not only this, but users are also commenting on Santan Dharma in context of viral video.
Ram Gupta (AAP) आपका राम गुप्ता shared this video on Twitter(X) and wrote: “If this is the identity of Sanatan Dharma, then it would be appropriate to bury it immediately for the upliftment of humanity. stained the young man’s forehead “Jai Bhole Nath” Allegations of writing Jai Bholenath by heating a tool on the forehead of a mentally weak Danish in Bareilly, UP, causing uproar among family members” (English Translation)
Other users are also sharing this video and making similar claims.
The DFRAC team searched some Keywords on Google to gather more information about this incident and the viral video. We found a report published by Jansatta. In this report, Jansatta revealed: “The case pertains to Shahbad area of Prem Nagar police station of Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, where a mentally retarded boy from the Muslim community wrote ‘Jai Bholenath’ with hot metal on the forehead of another boy from the same community. The name of the victim is Danish and he is mentally weak. As soon as the family members came to know about the boy being hit with hot metal on his forehead, an uproar started”.(English Translation).
Following this, we discovered a tweet by Bareilly police in this context. According to the information given in this tweet: “Investigation in the case has found that a person named Shadab Khan had written a religious sentence on the forehead of his cousin about 05 days ago with a marker pen, which has now become lighter. The victim’s mother refused to take any action in this regard and has not filed a complaint application”.(English Translation).
It is clear from DFRAC’s Fact-Check that the claim of social media users is false. A youth from the Muslim community had written ‘Jai Bholenath’ on the forehead of another Muslim youth. Both the youths are claimed to be relatives.