Placeholder canvas

Fact Check: Did Brahma Kamal bloom after centuries due to lockdown? Here’s the truth


The lockdown being witnessed across the globe has proved to be a boon for mother nature, with pollution levels falling drastically and flora and fauna getting rejuvenated.

A video post is doing the rounds on different social media platforms in which a Bharma Kamal (Saussurea Obvallata) can be seen, claiming that the flowers have bloomed after years due to less pollution as a result of the national lockdown to contain Coronavirus.

The caption of the video read: “यह अनहोनी घटना सदियों बाद हुई है।
कभी न दिखाई देनेवाला देव पुष्प ब्रह्मकमल जिसके दर्शन मात्र से पुण्य की प्राप्ति होती है, लॉकडाऊन में वहीं #ब्रह्मकमल प्रदुषण कम होने के चलते प्रकृति के करवट लेते ही देवभूमि #उत्तराखंड की वादियों में लाखों की संख्या में खिला है। दर्शन किजीए।”

(Google translation: This wonderful incident has occurred after centuries. The rare Brahma Kamal, whose vision can lead to the attainment of virtue, have bloomed in Devbhoomi Uttrakahnd during the lockdown, as the pollution is low.)



NewsMobile fact-checked the above video and found that the claim attached to the video is false as the video is old.

We extracted keyframes of the video and after putting them through Reverse Image Search, we found the same video on YouTube which was uploaded on December 10, 2017.

In conclusion, it is clear that the video in question is old.

While NewsMobile could not independently verify the origin of the video, it is certain that this video was NOT shot during the lockdown.


If you want to fact-check any story, WhatsApp it now on +91 88268 00707

Error: Contact form not found.

Click here for Latest News updates and viral videos on our AI-powered smart news


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:



More like this

Rajya Sabha Elections: BJP Wins Eight Seats, SP Bags Two In Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh...

Rajya Sabha Elections: Congress Wins Three Seats, BJP Bags One In Karnataka

Bengaluru: In the latest Rajya Sabha polls held in...

India, Thailand Hold 10th Joint Commission Meeting; Multiple Agreements Signed

New Delhi: In a significant diplomatic development, India and...

Lok Sabha Polls: AAP Announces Candidates For Four Seats In Delhi, One In Haryana

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) revealed its...