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Fact Check: Viral image showing blueprint of the Babri Hospital in Ayodhya is morphed

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The viral image showing blueprint of the Babri Hospital in Ayodhya is morphed. 

 

In the backdrop of the Ram Mandir's Bhumi Pujan at Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, which was held on August 5, 2020, an image of a large building complex with a signboard stating "Babri Hospital" is going viral on social media platforms. The image is being shared with the claim that it is the schema of the new hospital that has been proposed by the Sunni Waqf board in the 5-acre land assigned by the Supreme Court for the reconstruction of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.

A Twitter user named Sanjay Ram shared the image with a caption in Hindi that can be roughly translated to, " Sunni Waqf Board's Masterstroke. Babri Hospital will be built on the 5 acres of land allotted by the Supreme Court. That hospital will provide free facilities just like AIIMS"

The image also contains two more signs saying "Dept. Of Cancer" and "Dept. Of Corona".

The same image was shared by a user on Facebook as well. While sharing the image, the user wrote, "We welcome the decision of the Sunni Waqf Board to set up a Babri Hospital and Museum on 5 acres of land in Ayodhya allotted by the Supreme Court. People of all faiths All religions will benefit from this great decision which has gone beyond narrow religious sentiments."

Before the ceremony of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Athar Husain, the spokesperson of the Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) which is responsible for the building of the mosque, told Hindustan Times that the site will not just be used for a mosque but also to build a hospital and a cultural center.

The Office of Dr. Anand Rai also made a similar claim on Twitter. His tweet can be roughly translated to, "It is heard that the Babri Masjid Action Committee has decided to build a multi-storey hospital equivalent to AIIMS in Ayodhya on 5 acres of land allotted by the administration, see how many secular leaders give silver stones and donations."

The truth behind the claim

In our investigation, we found this viral image to be morphed. 

With the help of a reverse image search of the viral photo, we found a similar image on a website belonging to the Smith Group - an architectural planning firm. The webpage carried the viral image and described it as the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States - which the firm claimed to have designed. The image on the website did not contain any signboard saying "Babri Hospital".

The same image is being used as a cover photo of the University of Virginia Health System at their LinkedIn page

Moreover, the signboard saying "Dept. Of Cancer" and "Dept. Of Corona" suggests that the photo may have started off as satire.

The Sunni Waqf Board is ready with a blueprint to set up a trust for the construction of the proposed mosque on five-acre land allotted to it by Uttar Pradesh government in compliance with the Supreme Court order over Ayodhya issue.  The trust will also be entitled to build a charitable hospital, a public library, along with a mosque and an ‘Indo-Islamic Cultural Centre’. 

Clearly, 5 acres of land will be used for 4 different structures and facilities. Hence, contrary to the viral claim that the hospital will provide facilities equivalent to AIIMS, it is uncertain what will be the quality of facilities provided by the announced Babri Hospital.  

In conclusion, the viral image showing blueprint of the Babri Hospital in Ayodhya is morphed. 

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