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FIR against Ramdev Under Atrocities Act for Remark on Rahul

Ramdev\'s statement that Gandhi goes to Dalit homes for \"picnics and honeymoon\" had kicked up a controversy recently. 

Published: 07th May 2014 07:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th May 2014 10:11 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

An FIR was registered against the yoga guru Baba Ramdev here for his controversial statement about the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.     

Ramdev's statement that Gandhi goes to Dalit homes for "picnics and honeymoon" had kicked up a controversy recently.     

"An FIR has been registered against Ramdev under the relevant sections of (SC/ST Prevention of) Atrocities Act over his remarks," Narendra Singh, senior inspector at Azad Maidan police station, told PTI.      

Urmila Pawar of Mahila Haq Sangharsh Samiti had approached the police with a written application seeking action against Baba Ramdev the day before yesterday, Singh said.    

Police sought a legal opinion on the issue and then the FIR was registered against the yoga guru, he added.



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