Pawan Dham
Pawan Dham
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A particular WhatsApp forward has been doing the rounds saying that Pawan Dham quarantine centre will re-open on April 3 where all facilities like food, medicines and oxygen cylinders would be provided for just Rs 1,000.

"PAWAN DHAM will re start from Saturday, the quarantine center set up by Jain community at Borivali and Ghatkoper. Lunch, dinner, 2 times tea coffee, fruits, soup and all medicines in Rs. 1,000/-. Including oxygen cylinders and doctor visits," the message read.

To verify the claims, FPJ contacted Mr Neerav Shah whose number was mentioned in the viral message. He said that the news was fake and denied all the claims made in the message.

Viral Message
Viral Message
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Pawan Dham, originally a religious centre in Kandivali west, Mumbai, became a refuge for those infected by corona last year.

Jain spiritual leader Namramuni Maharaj wanted to serve the needy and unfortunate during the global pandemic for which he turned the Pawan Dham temple into a quarantine centre almost a year ago.

However, the claims made in the viral message are found to be incorrect and misleading.

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