Footage of A Hindu Woman Disturbing the EID Prayers in the US? Find Out the Facts…

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News items related to the rivalries between Hindu and Islam devotees have been spread for a long period of time. As a result, a lot of misinformation also gets shared to create tension among the Hindus & Muslims.

Recently during the Ramadan festival season, a video claiming to be a Hindu woman disturbing Islam devotees during their EID prayer times in the United States has been viral on social media. Let’s look at the video viral clip first.

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A short video clip was widely shared and stated to be a scene of a “Hindu lady trying to stop EID prayer in USA.”

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The video shows a couple of foreign security officers escorting a woman who was making a commotion in a Muslim prayer room. Was this actually a Hindu woman? Let’s look at the facts.

Fact Check

When we first converted some scenes from the video into photos and uploaded them to reverse image search, we noticed that the video was posted on several Facebook accounts. Among them, we found a post posted by a person named Mohamed Bin Latheef. 

In the post, he says, “A video is being shared stating that a Hindu woman tried to stop the Eid prayer held in a mosque located in America… But the mosque management has confirmed that the woman is a mentally challenged Muslim woman. Therefore, I have edited and attached the confirmed statement in the same video.”

When we searched on Facebook using keywords of the said post, we found a media statement published on the Facebook page of All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) in Virginia, USA, on April 22, 2023.

The extracts from the statement seen below clarified that the woman was struggling with Mental issues and that she belonged to the Muslim community.

We want to clarify that the recent incident at the mosque on Friday, April 21, during the ADAMS Sterling, Virginia, Eid prayer involved an individual from the Muslim community struggling with mental health issues.

ADAMS leadership and social services have met and are working with the family to provide additional resources and help. The family sincerely asks for forgiveness for the incident in the morning during Eid prayers. In addition, the family has requested that those who posted the video please remove it from social media to protect the family’s privacy since the video is causing additional stress to the family.

The full statement is seen below.

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Our investigation found that the commotion seen in the viral video towards an Islamic prayer session had been made by a mentally challenged Muslim woman who lives in the US and not a Hindu woman, according to the official statement by ADAMS Sterling, Virginia.


Title:A Hindu Woman Disturbing to the EID Prayers in the US?? (VIDEO)… Find Out the Facts…

Fact Check By: Kalana Krishantha 

Result: False

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