Fact Check: PM Modi Didn’t Sing This Viral ‘Ram Bhajan’

Recently, a video has gone viral on social media platforms claiming that the Ram bhajan in the video is sung by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

A Facebook user shared the video with a caption in Hindi: “*अगर आप को मालूम हो जाए कि यह देवी भजन कौन गा रहा है तो आप आश्चर्यचकित हो जाएंगे! यह और कोई नहीं है, यह हमारे देश के प्रधान मंत्री माननीय श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी जी हैं। धन्य है वह देश जहाँ का प्रधानमंत्री ऐसी धार्मिक आस्था व संस्कृति को जानने और समझने वाला हो…**बहुत ही गर्व की बात है। एकदम प्रोफेशनल सिंगर की तरह गाया है।*” The English translation is: “*You will be surprised if you know who is singing this bhajan! This is no one else… this is our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji. Blessed is the country where the prime minister knows and understands such religious beliefs and culture…** It is a matter of pride. Sang just like a professional singer.*”

FACT CHECK

NewsMobile fact-checked the viral video, and found it to be shared with a false claim.

On performing relevant keyword searches, we found the same audio uploaded on the YouTube channel of Pujya Prembhushanji Maharaj on March 18, 2021.

“Pujya Prembhushanji Maharaj *Bhajan* Ram Naam Ke Sabun Se Jo (Contact +916394157463),” reads the title of the video.

One can clearly hear that the audio of the viral video and the YouTube video is same.

Notedly, nowhere in the YouTube video description there is any mention of PM Modi.

Therefore, with the above information, it can be concluded that the video is being shared with a false claim.

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