This temple in Gujarat was demolished due to illegal encroachment after HC verdict.


BJP party people even ran a bulldozer on God because they were not getting donations.

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A 33-second viral video is purporting in the X (previously Twitter) that BJP party people ran a bulldozer on the god because they were not getting donations. In this viral video, we see JCBs demolishing the temple wall, and at the end of the video, we can also see a JCB demolishing the whole temple dome, which was broken into pieces.

The same viral video was earlier shared by social media users and can be seen here and here

 What’s the truth? 

We ran a reverse search image using the keyframes of the viral video and found a relevant news article published by ABP Gujarati on May 21, 2024, titled ‘Demolition: Mega demolition in Bhavnagar, four temples and one mosque on road demolished, action after High Court verdict’. 

The news reported that the demolition operation took place on the road leading from Bortalav’s Dhobi Society to Balvatika, after the High Court verdict. Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) demolished approximately 85 unlawful structures, including four temples and one mosque. BMC coordinated the operation, which involved around 70 police personnel for security and peace. 

Mantavya News report dated 22, May 2024 states that the temple was demolished by the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation. The same news was also reported by many credible media outlets, such as TV9 Gujarati, Desh Gujarati, and News 18 Gujarati


The Municipal Corporation in Bhavnagar removed illegal encroachments, including four temples and one mosque, after the High Court verdict. The viral video was shared to falsely claim that the temple was demolished as BJP party people are not getting donations.

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