Madhya Pradesh police invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against four youth in Ujjain accused of chanting ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ during a Taziya function held on August 19. Since then, several protests have been organised by Hindu groups in Ujjain. Provocative slogans were raised in many of these protests. In an earlier report, Alt News had pointed out that ‘Qazi Saab Zindabad’ is heard in the videos viral from the Taziya function.
A video of a massive rally where people are raising chants against the Muslim community is massively widespread as a protest from Ujjain. “Hindu carried out a unity and strength rally in front of the same mosque where ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans were raised,” the claim alleges.
उज्जैन (मध्य प्रदेश) की मस्जिद के सामने मुसलमानों ने मुहर्रम के जुलूस में अपनी औक़ात दिखाते हुए, “पाकिस्तान ज़िंदाबाद” के नारे लगाए थे ।
ठीक उसी मस्जिद के सामने दूसरे दिन हिंदुओं ने अपनी एकता और ताक़त का प्रदर्शन कर दिया ।
उज्जैन पर सारा देश आज गर्व कर रहा है !
❤️ धन्यवाद उज्जैन !❤️
उज्जैन में मुंह तोड़ जवाब के लिए
Posted by NAMO India on Wednesday, 25 August 2021
It has been shared on Facebook and Twitter alike.
उज्जैन मध्यप्रदेश की मस्जिद के सामने मुसलमानों ने मुहर्रम के जुलूस में अपनी औकात दिखाते हुए पाकिस्तान जिंदाबाद के नारे लगाए थे
ठीक उसी मस्जिद के सामने दूसरे दिन हिन्दुओं ने अपनी एकता और ताकत का प्रदर्शन किया
उज्जैन पर सारा देश आज गर्व कर रहा है
💘💘धन्यवाद उज्जैन pic.twitter.com/4jgFQleDmR
— आकाश गुप्ता (छ.ग.)TPN (@theakg146) August 25, 2021
The same video was shared last year after stone-pelting and violence occurred between two groups in Ujjain, on December 25. According to reports, Hindu groups in Ujjain were carrying out a rally to collect donations for the construction of the Ram Mandir. When the rally was passing through a Muslim-majority area, people from the Muslim community began stone-pelting. They claimed that inflammatory comments were made by Hindus participating in the rally thus, sparking the tension. However, the district administration refuted claims of inflammatory sloganeering.
— सुनीता हिन्दू (@Sunitaa101) December 27, 2020
Old video from Karnataka
We did a reverse image search on multiple keyframes of the viral video and found a Youtube video uploaded on April 13, 2019. Its title reads, “Gulbarga Ram navami 13_04_2019 New History create” and the location mentioned is Quadri Chowk. No provocative slogans can be heard in this video which means that a different audio was superimposed in the viral video.
A white mosque can be spotted in the background. We looked for Quadri Chowk on Google Earth and found the same mosque, Bargah-e-Quadri Chaman. It is located in Karnataka’s Kalaburagi which is also known as Gulbarga. The mosque can be spotted at 16 seconds in the video. Several other images of the mosque can be found on Google Images.
Furthermore, the white building seen in the video can also be seen on Google Earth.
While Alt News was unable to verify the date of the video, it is certainly not recent and was shot in Karnataka. The claim that Hindus groups in MP took out a unity procession after ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans were raised in Ujjain is false.