Video Of Muslim Women Singing Ram Bhajans Is Not From The Middle East
BOOM found that the video is from a 2012 event by Prasanthi Nilayam, the ashram of spiritual guru Sathya Sai Baba in Andhra Pradesh.
A video which appears to show Muslim women singing Ram bhajans is being shared with false claim that it is from the Middle East.
In the clip, a group of women wearing black Abayas - a long black robe customarily worn by Muslim women, can be seen singing the Hindu devotional hymn 'Ram Sharan Sukhadai Bhajo Re'.
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The 57 seconds clip was shared on Twitter with the caption, "People in the Middle East singing prabhu Sri Ram bhagans."
The same clip has resurfaced since 2017 and is being shared in the wake of the verdict on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.
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BOOM Hindi had previously debunked the claim that the viral clip was from a mosque in Dubai on September 3, 2019.
We searched on Google with the keywords 'Muslim woman singing Ram Bhajan' which showed a fact-check by ABP News dated February 12, 2018.
The video is from an event by Prasanthi Nilayam, the ashram of spiritual guru Sathya Sai Baba at Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh.
The event was attended by devotees from countries such as Bahrain, Iran, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, reported the Colombo Telegraph.
BOOM contacted Prasanthi Nilayam which confirmed that the woman spotted in the viral video were indeed Muslims.
The viral video has been clipped at the 44 minute mark in the original video which is an hour long uploaded on YouTube by Radio Sai Global Harmony on July 17, 2012.
In the original video one can see different types of bhajans being sung by participants and in different languages.
The viral clip has been shared with the false claim that Ram bhajan was sung in a Dubai mosque since 2017 on Facebook.
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