A fake image of Times Square is viral showing Lord Rama’s photo on various digital billboards.

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A photo of Lord Rama on billboards displayed at the Times Square of New York City is viral with a false caption claiming that the images have come up ahead of the foundation stone laying ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, scheduled for August 5. Note that these viral photos were circulating on Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp since 1st August.

The viral Text along with the pictures is “Square (New York) few hours ago. Zoom it and see it . EXCELLENT SUPERB MARVELLOUS.”

It is important to note that news reports did cover the story about billboards of Ram Bhagwan at Times square were going to be displayed.


The viral post shows a picture of the Times Square with six different images of the Hindu god on billboards across it.

This tweet by twitter verified handle of Rajiv Malhotra (Twitter Bio – Researcher, author, speaker. Current affairs, inter-civilization, science. ) has got 5.2k retweets and 21.5k likes.


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The pictures it can be easily seen that the viral image is fake, has been photoshoped/edited.

Original Image (below) was flipped vertically (mirror image) and edited.

Later it was found that the morphed and photoshoped images of the billboard displaying the Hindu God were made by website called


On 5th August after the bhumi pooja had taken place in Ayodhya where PM Modi laid the foundation of Ram Temple, after this a digital billboard did display Ram mandir and Hindu God Ram on Times Square.

The event was celebrated by Indians in New York also.




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Harsh Kashiv

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