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An year-old video from Srilanka is going viral as RSS goons harassing Muslim women

Written by Kaiz Shaikh

A viral video is surfacing on social media with a claim that RSS goons are attacking Burkha-clad Muslim women in democratic India. This 30 second video shows Burkha-clad women trying to save themselves from the people throwing water at them from other side of the road. The video is doing rounds across different social media platforms and has been shared by many users.

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Fact check:

We analyzed the video frame by frame using InVid tool. While analyzing the video we took some keyframes from the video and did a reverse image search using Google Image search.

In our research, we found some references to the video. The video was uploaded to Facebook on 26 February 2019 by a user, ‘Saadhullah Jawaamil’ with caption Eastern University Ragging-2019.

It is evident that the video of this disgusting act by the group of students belong to the Eastern University of Sri Lanka. This Incident has nothing to do with RSS or with India.

Conclusion: So, the claim that Burkha-clad women are being harassed by RSS goons in India is fake and misleading.

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