Turning into Stone rumour (2012)

Turning into Stone (Hindi: पत्थर बनने की अफवाह) was a rumour in north-India which came in the year of january 2012.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Turning into Stone
Begins2 January 2012; 12 years ago (2012-01-02)
Location(s)North India
Years active2012 and 2020
InauguratedJanuary 2012
Most recentMarch 2020

According this rumour if you sleep you will turn into stone. This rumour affects many people lives, during this rumour people use to awake till dawn. On Monday, 2 january 2012 this news came from Kanpur and it's neighbour cities.

The main culprits of this rumours were mobile phones, as people called their relatives, neighbourhood, friends, telling them not to sleep as that would to turn into stone.

In march 2020[4] during one day voluntary public curfew lockdown in India. This rumours again blows in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh and people got out from their homes and discussed about this rumour.

References edit

  1. ^ "Fear of 'Turning into Stone' Keeps UP Awake All Night". www.daijiworld.com. Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  2. ^ India, United News of (3 January 2012). "Sleepless in UP after rumours about turning into stone!". NetIndian. Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  3. ^ "Tremor rumour keeps city awake | Lucknow News - Times of India". The Times of India. TNN. Jan 4, 2012. Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  4. ^ a b "धरती पलटने, आदमी के पत्थर बनने की अफवाह से भय का माहौल". Hindustan (in Hindi). Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  5. ^ "नींद में पत्थर बन रहे हैं लोग! अफवाह सुन घर से लोग सड़क पर आ गए". आज तक (in Hindi). 2020-03-24. Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  6. ^ "पत्थर बन जाने की अफवाह ने उड़ाई नींद". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 2022-12-26.
  7. ^ kalpana. "FACT CHECK: सोना मत, आज रात सोए तो सब पत्थर बन जाओगे, सच्चाई जान लो". Asianet News Network Pvt Ltd (in Hindi). Retrieved 2022-12-26.