In the video viral on social media, it can be seen that the youth is holding the saffron flag on the pole installed in the college campus and the students standing below are seen waving saffron shawls.
It is claimed that the students hoisted the saffron flag by taking down the tricolor!
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from Kundapura College in Karnataka Hijab ,HijabThe dispute that started about ) has now taken a political form. High Court after 28 Muslim girl students were stopped from attending class wearing hijab at Kundapura CollegeKarnataka High Court) was petitioned. Apart from the ongoing hearing in the court, the politics on this matter has intensified across the country. Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi ,Priyanka Gandhi Vadra) While making a statement linking it to women’s freedom, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi, quoting the Kerala High Court, is standing in favor of girl students, calling it an essential feature of Islam. Meanwhile, a video of Hindu girl students hoisting the saffron flag in the college is going viral.
Sharing the viral video, it is being claimed that Hindu students hoisted the saffron flag by taking down the national flag and tricolor in the college. After objecting, some other students took down the saffron flag and hoisted the tricolor again. How much truth is there in this video, let’s investigate it.
What’s in the Viral Video?
In fact, in a video two days ago, a girl wearing a hijab, identified as Muskan, a college student, was entering the college and some students in the crowd were seen hooting with saffron flags and shouting Jai Shri Ram. had come. After this incident, a video is becoming fiercely viral on social media, in which it can be seen that the youth is putting saffron flag on the pole installed in the college campus and students standing below are seen waving saffron shawls. It is being claimed that the students hoisted the saffron flag by taking down the tricolor from the pole.
But is this completely true?
It is seen in the video that the students are hoisting the saffron flag, but it is not clear whether they lowered or removed the tricolor before unfurling it. In this regard, when we searched the Internet with some news keywords, many media reports came out. However, there was no photo or video of the tricolor being lowered in any media report. Even before the tricolor was hoisted on the pole, there was no evidence of it.
News A tweet regarding this incident was found on the Twitter account of ANI news agency. In this, SP BM Lakshmi Prasad of Shivamogga district of Karnataka is telling that the tricolor was not already on the pole. The students had hoisted the saffron flag on that empty pole and after some time they themselves removed it.
We also got some later reports, in which it has been told that the national flag tricolor has been hoisted on the same pole on which the saffron flag was hoisted in the college of Shivamogga. There were also reports of police doing flag march there regarding security.
It is clear that the viral video on social media with which it was being claimed that the saffron flag was hoisted after taking down the tricolor from the pole, proves to be false. The tricolor saffron flag was not hoisted from the pole in Shivamogga’s college. Rather, first the saffron flag was hoisted on the empty pole and then the tricolor was hoisted after removing the saffron flag from the same pole.
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