Check | Viral Video of Dance at Mangaluru’s St Joseph Engineering College’s Event Shared With Communal Spin
A video exhibiting 4 individuals dancing to a Bollywood track at a school occasion has gone viral on the web.
The declare: The video is being broadly shared claiming that it exhibits 4 boys belonging to the Hindu group from St Joseph Engineering Faculty in Karnataka’s Mangaluru, wearing burqas, dancing in an “obscene method” to mock burqas and hijabs.
(Archives of extra such claims on social media may be seen right here and right here.)
What’s the fact?: The incident is from St Joseph Engineering Faculty in Karnataka’s Mangaluru. It occurred throughout an off-the-cuff a part of the College students’ Affiliation competitors, which was held on 8 December.
However the communal angle being given to the incident is deceptive. Talking to The Quint, Principal Rio D’Souza mentioned that the performers have been 4 boys belonging to the Muslim group, who have been re-enacting a viral dance video.