Zakir Naik: Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has reached Qatar in the FIFA World Cup 2022 on invitation. A video is becoming increasingly viral on social media with the same claim that Zakir Naik converted four people to Islam during the Football World Cup in Qatar.
This video has been fact checked by Fact Checker website Fact Crescendo. According to this website this video is old and not of 2022 FIFA World Cup. Earlier, India Today Group’s News Tak channel had shared a short video claiming that Zakir Naik is converting four people to Islam during his visit to 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Zakir Naik’s video is old
A reverse image search of the key frames of the viral video on Google revealed that the video has been available on the internet since 2016. It has been uploaded on a YouTube channel on 27 May 2016. According to the title, the video shows “four people converting to Islam shortly after Zakir Naik’s sermon in Qatar.” Fact checker website claims that Zakir Naik performed ‘Do God Exist?’ at Katara Amphitheater on 26 May 2016. Lecture was given.
Significantly, Zakir Naik has been banned in India for giving provocative speeches and an arrest warrant is also issued against him. However, Zakir Naik has not come to India for many years. He is living outside the country. In such a situation, Zakir has now been invited to the FIFA World Cup.
— Zain Khan (@ZKhanOfficial) October 19, 2022
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In this case, filmmaker Zain Khan wrote that Dr. Zakir Naik, one of the most popular Islamic scholars of our times, has reached Qatar for the FIFA World Cup. Along with this, apart from Zain Khan, many big personalities have told on social media that Zakir Naik will preach to the people during the FIFA World Cup and will also promote Islam.
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