[SPAM] Tablighi Jamat Virus Moment At Bandra


[SPAM] Tablighi Jamat Virus Moment At Bandra

Bandra gathering of migrants urging to go home is shared with communal spin.

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Tablighi Jamat Virus Moment At Bandra




Verification: There was no communal angle to the migrants gathered at Bandra station 

Due to lockdown migrants who work in Mumbai, couldn’t go to their respective hometowns. They were informed by mischievous elements about the restarting of trains after the lockdown. The people just wanted to go home. Many people on social media and the mainstream media gave this gathering a communal tone and shared with various misleading captions. Sunni Jama Masjid is just a minute away from Bandra station. The gathering was also linked to the Mosque.


There was no communal angle to the gathering at Bandra. It was just that people from different states wanted to go home and came there in the hope of reaching their families. Check the links below

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Bandra mob gathered after rumour about food grains, dispersed after two-and-a-half hours: Read more @Freepressjournal

Hundreds reached Mumbai’s Bandra railway station to go home; lathi charged: Read more @Hindustan Times

The inside story of how ‘malicious’ rumours caused migrant’s frenzy in Mumbai’s Bandra station: Read more

Mumbai: Defying lockdown, migrant workers in Bandra come out on road demanding transport back home: Read more @TheIndianexpress

Read more in detail @BoomLive

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Post Date: 16 Apr 2020

Post ID: #76165


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