This TV anchor never made this comment; here is the fact check

A photo has surfaced on the internet in which a quote is attributed to journalist Sweta Singh.

The quote read: “श्रीलंका ने बुर्क़े पर पाबंदी लगा दी| फ्रांस ने मस्जिदें बंद करवा दी| अमेरिका ने शाहरुख़, आमिर की निर्वस्त्र तलाशी ले ली| चीन ने सीधे क़ुरान पर पाबंदी लगा दी| लेकिन भारत में सेकुलरो को आज तक आतंकवाद का धर्म ही पता नहीं चला- श्वेता सिंह”

(Translation- Sri Lanka banned the burka. Mosques are closed in France. America frisked Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan. China directly banned the Quran. But secularism in India does not even know the religion of terrorism till date – Shweta Singh)

The above post was shared by more than 2,100 Facebook users.

FACT CHECK

We the team at NewsMobile fact-checked the above post, we found that the claim is FAKE.

On putting the text on Google, there was no reliable source to confirm that Sweta Singh made the above statement.

On putting the keywords like ‘Sweta Singh journalist’,’Muslims’, ‘Sri Lanka’,’China’, we did not find anything that suggests that the journalist made the statement.

We further scanned through her verified social media handles and found nothing close to the above statement.

Hence, the above information proves that the claim is FAKE.

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