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Fact Check: Sunni Waqf Board Did not Claim Property of Shirdi Sai Trust, Viral Post is Fake

  • By Vishvas News
  • Updated: April 10, 2021

New Delhi (Vishvas News): A post shared on social media claims that the Sunni Waqf Board has claimed all the assets of the Shirdi Sai Trust. Vishvas News investigated and found the claim to be fake. Speaking to Vishvas News, Shirdi Sai Trust’s Deputy CEO and Sunni Waqf Board’s CEO stated that the viral claim is fake.

Claim

Facebook user Yadvendra Misra shared a post, writing – ‘Sunni Waqf Board made a claim on the trillions of wealth of Shirdi Sai Trust, with the evidence that it is Pir’s tomb.’ While uploading the post, the user wrote in the caption, ‘Heart is delighted to hear.’

The archived version of the post can be seen here.

Investigation

We search the claim on Google using appropriate keywords. We did not find any related news in the search. If there was any such news, it would have been definitely present in the news.

Vishvas News contacted Syed Mohammad Shoaib, the CEO of the Sunni Waqf Board for confirmation. He told us that no such claim has been made on behalf of the Sunni Waqf Board on the property of Shirdi Sai Trust. The viral post is completely fake.

Vishvas News spoke to Ravinder Thackeray, the Deputy CEO of Shirdi Sai Trust and he also confirmed that the news going viral is fake.

In the social scanning of Facebook user Yadvendra Misra who shared the post with the fake claim, we found that the user is based out of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Conclusion: Vishvas News found in its investigation that this claim is fake. Sunni Waqf Board did not claim the property of Shirdi Sai Trust. The post going viral is fake.

  • Claim Review : Sunni Waqf Board made a claim on the trillions of wealth of Shirdi Sai Trust, with the evidence that it is Pir's tomb.' While uploading the post, the user wrote in the caption, 'Heart is delighted to hear
  • Claimed By : Yadvendra Misra
  • Fact Check : False
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