Suresh Chavhanke maligned muslims using fake video

On 28 February 2020, several social media users shared a 20-second video of a building engulfed in fire. The viral message blamed “Islamic jihad” for the incident and claimed that this occurred in Paris. “After burning India’s capital, the terrorist community has burnt the French capital as well. #IslamicJihad Now tell did the riots happen because of @KapilMishra_IND’s speech. There is only one solution #EconomicBoycott,” reads the message. [Translated from ???????? ??? ?? ???? ?? ??????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ??????? ????? ??? ?? ? #IslamicJihad ?? ???? @KapilMishra_IND ?? ?? ??????? ??? ?? ???? ???? ?? ?? ??? ???? ???? ?????! ?? ?? ???? #??????_????????] Twitter user @Satynistha posted the viral video (archive link). It was quote-tweeted (archive link) by Suresh Chavhanke, editor-in-chief, Sudarshan News and the host of ‘Bindas Bol’. Chavhanke’s tweet has been retweeted over 3,700 times and @Satynistha’s video has gained over 40,000 views.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :on Twitter
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status FIR not filed
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Date of incident: February 28, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Hate Speech / Slander
  • Causal factors
  • Manufactured Rumour
  • Name of the victim : Muslims
    Name of Perpetrator Suresh Chavhanke
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Noida
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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