The caption of this viral video reads, “Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is supporting Khalistanis in India. Now the struggle among the Sikhs has started for the power of Gurdwaras in Canada itself. Soon it will be seen all over Canada. Who digs a pit for others. “
This claim is being made at a time when farmers are protesting against agricultural laws. Explain that in December 2020, the Canadian PM gave his support to the farmers. He also urged India to allow the protests to continue in a peaceful manner.
This claim is being shared on both Facebook and Twitter.
This claim has already been shared on Facebook
What we found in the investigation
We searched Google for “Fight in Gurudwara”. We received many news reports related to this video. We received a 2016 report published in India Today titled, “Caught on camera: Brawl inside California gurudwara”, ie, there was a dispute on camera in a gurdwara in California.
According to this report, “The dispute between the two factions inside the Turlock gurdwara in California became violent when people started swapping sword and saber on each other. In this dispute many people were injured.”
Reports related to this incident were also found on Sikh24, Scroll and CBS News website.
According to reports, this is not the first time that two groups have clashed inside the gurudwara. It is clear that in 2016, the video of Turlok Gurdwara in California is being shared with the false claim that this incident is from the Gurdwara of Canada. This claim is false.
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