Viral Claim: Images viral on the social media where burqa-clad Muslim women can be seen carrying Kanwars, the images are not new.

Facts Check: True, but Old Image

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इंदौर में महाशिवरात्री के मौके पर मुस्लिम माताओं बहनो ने बुर्का पहनकर उठाई कांवड़। ॐ नमः शिवाय लिखक्रर शिव भक्त मुस्लिम बहनों का स्वागत नहीं करोगे ?

Translated: On the occasion of Mahashivaratri in Indore, the Muslim mothers sisters raised the Kanwars  wearing the Burqa. Om Namah Shiva, devotees will not welcome Muslim sisters?


The post can be viewed here and the archived version here.

Facts Check Analysis: The images has been widely shared on the social media, is from the year 2015. In this im,ages many Muslim Women can be seen doing the Kanwars  yatra.

Mahashivratri is a Hindu festival, definitely it would carry much attention if it is done by some other religion women. For this shake this post was widely shared on the social media.

As per news18, the news was shared on the media portal on August 24, 2015, 9:04 PM IST

About The Author

Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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