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Fact Check: Did BHEL, Trichy, Make Bells For Ayodhya Ram Temple? Here’s The Truth


A video showing a truck carrying huge temple bells is doing the rounds on social media. Many users claim that they were being manufactured by the public sector company — Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL) — in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.

A Facebook user posted the viral post with a caption:
BHEL Trichy has made these bells for Ayodhya temple being despatched to Ayodhyadham (Rama Temple) Write Jai Shree Ram in comment box and Share it as a devotee. भारत हैवी इलेक्ट्रिकल्स, त्रिचुरापल्ली में निर्माण कर अयोध्या मंदिर को भेजे जा रहे हैं ये सभी घंटे
जय श्री राम लिख कर शेयर करें (English Translation: All these bells are being constructed in India Heavy Electricals, Trichurapalli, and sent to Ayodhya temple. Write Jai Shri Ram and share)

You can check the post here.


NewsMobile fact-checked the viral post, and found it to be false.

Running a Reverse Image Search of the video keyframes, the NM team traced a YouTube video on the official channel of Mojo Story, dated December 25, 2023, with a title: Tamil Nadu To Ayodhya | Amid Chants Of ‘Jai Shri Ram,’ 42 Temple Bells Embark On Ram Mandir Journey. The video matches with the viral clip, confirming that the bells have been manufactured in Tamil Nadu. There was no mention of BHEL anywhere in the report. 

Conducting a Google Keyword Search, we found a news article from The New Indian Express covering the same incident. According to the article, a devotee from Bengaluru named Rajendra Prasad placed an order at Andal Moulding Works for 48 bells for the Ram Temple. The bells were first placed at the Anjaneyar temple in Namakkal where prayers were offered, and then dispatched to Bengaluru. 

Similar news articles were also published in The Hindu and News18 as well. There was no mention of BHEL in any of the articles confirming there is no link between the two. 

Therefore, we can conclusively say that the viral post, claiming BHEL, Trichy, made bells for the Ayodhya temple, is false.

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