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No announcement by Sunni Waqf board about a hospital to be built on the 5 acre land allotted by Supreme Court

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A picture of a 3d model building of an alleged hospital along with the below-given text is viral on all the social media platforms.

“अयोध्या में बनेगा बाबरी अस्पताल |सुन्नी वक्फ बोर्ड ने फैसला किया | सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने जो 5 एकड़ जमीन दी थी, सुन्नी बफ्फ बोर्ड ने लिया फैसला उस पर बनेगा बाबरी हाॅस्पिटल जो Aiims से बराबर मुफ्त सुविधा देगा | जाने माने डॉक्टर Dr kafeel Khan को इस अस्पताल का प्रशासक बनाया जा सकता है | इस अस्पताल में एक पूरा फ्लोर बच्चों के लिए आरक्षित होगा जिसमें चमकी बुखार (viral Meningitis) सहित कई बीमारियों का इलाज हो सकेगा |”

Translation: “The Babri hospital will be built in Ayodhya. Sunni Waqf Board decided that The Supreme Court gave the 5 acres of land, the Sunni Waqf Board took a decision on the Babri Hospital which will provide free facilities equal to Aiims. Eminent doctor Drkafeel Khan can be made the administrator of this hospital. In this hospital, a full floor will be reserved for children, which can cure many diseases including viral Meningitis.”

Claim: The viral picture along with the text claims that the Sunni Waqf Board has decided that a Babri Hospital will be built on the 5-acre land which was allotted by the Supreme court. This hospital will be as better as AIIMS and it will provide free medical facilities. Renowned doctor, Dr. Kafeel Khan will be the administrator of this hospital. This hospital will have a dedicated floor for kids to be reserved for children, which can cure many diseases including viral Meningitis.


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No there will be no Babri hospital constructed on the 5-acre land allotted to the Sunni Waqf Board by Supreme Court as yet. No such announcement

As per the official media release the Sunni Waqf Board, it states that they had constructed a trust named as Indo Islamic foundation. This trust proposes to build a mosque, cultural research center along with public utilities which will include a community kitchen, library and a hospital on the allotted land in Ayodhya. We also spoke to Syed Mohammad Shoeb who is the CEO of the Sunni Waqf Board. He adds that the board has not taken any final decision about the construction. “The hospital, library, research center, that people are talking about are all proposals, we are yet to take any final decision,”.

They have also released the press note calling this a false rumor, denying it-

The image of the 3d model building is edited, see the comparison below. While the left on is edited, the right is original

Now if we look towards the viral picture used in this post we used reverse image search on google and found that this viral picture belongs to the medical center from the University of Virginia. One could access this picture and the article by clicking here.

Second photo is from Nov 2019, around the Supreme Court Decision

Source: Economic Times

Therefore in our investigation, it was found that the viral post, as well as viral picture, does not have any connection with the Babri Hospital as per claims made on social media and all the news claiming it was found false.


Mohd Nadeem Siddiqui

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Mohd Nadeem Siddiqui

Author of 2 books and a former researcher on Homeland, Defence and National Security for last 10 years.Independent Fact Checker and busting fake news.