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The video making wounds of the bell is from Tamil Nadu.

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News Claim: A video of a large bell has gone viral with the below claims that “Ram Mandir bell is almost ready; single cast piece, easily the largest, 6’X5’, weighing 2,100kg made of "Ashtadhatu", a combination of eight metals -- gold, silver, copper, zinc, lead, tin, iron and mercury. This bell can be heard up to 15Km”.

Truth and Verification: The video making wounds of the bell is from Tamil Nadu. As claimed in the video, it is true that the bell is made for the Ram temple Ayodhya. However, this is not the largest bell, the largest bell is made in UP itself,

Work on the majestic Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, is in full swing. Materials are also being sent from various parts of the country for the construction of the temple. The main bell set in the temple is made in Jalesar district of Uttar Pradesh. It weighs 2100 kg and can be heard at a distance of 15 km. In this situation, a video has been released that a large bronze bell is to be sent from Tamil Nadu for the Ayodhya Ram Temple. The video states that the bell is to be shipped from the Earl Ramakrishna Nadar pottery shop and that the bell weighs 600 kg. The video was taken as an employee checking the sound of the bell being struck with a hammer.

As per economictimes, The bell is being built in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalesar town and weighs 2100 kg. The bell is not just brass, but made of "ashtadhatu", a combination of eight metals -- gold, silver, copper, zinc, lead, tin, iron, and mercury.

Construction work of Ayodhya Ram Temple has been handed over to L&T. The temple is scheduled to be completed in three and a half years. The temple is expected to open before the 2024 parliamentary elections.

 Verdict: False.




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