The second wave of corona has hit India. Meanwhile, telecom companies have started work on 5G testing in the country.
New Delhi : In India, the second wave of corona has caused a second wave of corona. Meanwhile, telecom companies have started testing for 5G technology in the country. On the other hand, many rumors are being spread on social media about 5G testing. The viral message blames 5G technology for the corona situation in the country. Many such false news, messages are going viral on Facebook and WhatsApp. People are constantly being warned by these baseless claims. But now the government is getting tougher on this. (Haryana Chief Secretary says they will take Action On Rumors on 5G Technology and Covid 19)
For the past few days, rumors have been circulating that the 5G network is spreading the Corona. In Haryana, the tide of rumors is flowing. Therefore, Haryana Chief Secretary Vijay Vardhan has appealed not to believe these rumors. Vijay Vardhan has warned that strict action will be taken if such rumors are spread. He also clarified that testing of 5G Technology has not started in the country yet
Earlier, COAI, a platform for mobile telecom service providers, demanded that fake and misleading messages being spread on social media claiming that 5G technology was the cause of the Corona epidemic should be deleted immediately. COAI has written a letter to the Ministry of Information and Technology in this regard. Companies like Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea are members of COAI.
5G related misleading audio viral
Importantly, people are sharing audio and video messages on social media blaming 5G towers for the growing situation of Kovid-19 in the country. Over the past few days, a message has been going viral on social media and WhatsApp, claiming that the 5G technology is spreading the Corona epidemic. But there is no truth in this viral message and the team of PIB Fact Check confirmed it
An audio message is claiming that 5g networks are being tested in the states causing deaths and # Covid19 Is being named. #PIBFactCheck: This claim # Fake Is. Please do not spread confusion by sharing such fake messages. pic.twitter.com/JZA9o5TuRv
– PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) May 6, 2021
Warning of Haryana Chief Secretary
Haryana Chief Secretary Vijay Vardhan has issued a warning. He has sent these letters to all DCs and SPs in the state warning of stern action against those who spread rumors. Rumors of 5G corona have spread. These rumors are being spread by some anti-social elements. Corona has nothing to do with 5G. Therefore, Vardhan has ordered the police to take action against those who spread such rumors. There is also work to damage the 5G tower by spreading rumors from some anti-social elements. Take immediate action against them. He also ordered that care be taken not to damage the telecom infrastructure.
5G testing not started
The World Health Organization says there is no connection between 5G and the corona. Testing of 5G has not started in the country yet. Such rumors are being spread on social media only to confuse the public. The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has clarified that there is no scientific basis for such rumors. Therefore, strict action should be taken against those who spread such rumors, he said.
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(Haryana Chief Secretary says they will take Action On Rumors on 5G Technology and Covid 19)