Indian Navy Raises Saffron Flag With Lord Hanuman’s Image Under Seawater? Fact-Check 

It has been claimed that the Indian Navy is raising the saffron flag underwater based on a video that shows a diver raising one saffron flag with Lord Hanuman’s image underwater.

Verified accounts on twitter, including @lalitjyani98 tweeted “By Indian Navy…. Under water..Jay shree Ram.. #जयश्रीराम” and shared the video of the incident. The tweet was made on Jan 24, 2024, which has received an about more than 4k views on X.

Several other accounts, including Shivom Hari (“@ShivomHari“), Nandhini Kathiravan (“@nandhinikathir1“), @nkdammy, @priyaranjansahu, @RoyalRajputUp16 also made the same claim that the Indian Navy is raising the saffron flag underwater with Lord Hanuman’s image. The archive can be read from above.

What is the Actual Truth About this Incident? : Fact

In actuality, this video depicts a scuba diver at Gujarat’s Shivrajpur Beach raising a saffron flag with Lord Hanuman’s image submerged in the ocean. It has nothing to do with the Indian Navy. 

The official account of Press Trust of India (“@PTI_News“) tweeted the original video and wrote “VIDEO | A scuba diver raises saffron flag with Lord Hanuman’s image under seawater at the Shivrajpur Beach in Gujarat.” on Jan 19, 2024.

D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:

Intent:

Influencers are circulating out-of-context videos with false claims to get the spotlight on social media. A video that shows a diver raising a saffron flag with Lord Hanuman’s image underwater has been shared, claiming that the Indian Navy is raising the saffron flag underwater. The truth is that at Gujarat’s Shivrajpur Beach, a scuba diver is seen raising a saffron flag and showing Lord Hanuman’s image under the sea water. It is unrelated to the Indian Navy.

Conclusion:

Fact : Actually, at Shivrajpur Beach in Gujarat, a scuba diver is seen raising a saffron flag while showing Lord Hanuman’s image under the water. The Indian Navy has nothing to do with it.

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