SC stays action against Baba Ramdev over ‘honeymoon’ remark

The court also asked him to deposit Rs 10 lakh in the registry to finance transfer of all case materials at one place.

Written by Utkarsh Anand | New Delhi | Updated: May 9, 2014 5:09 pm
 Targeting Rahul Gandhi, Ramdev on Friday had said that the Congress vice-president visited the homes of Dalits for “honeymoon and picnic” — a statement that infuriated Congress and several others alike. (Reuters) FIRs have been lodged against Baba Ramdev for his controversial statement about the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. (Reuters)

Spelling relief for yoga guru Baba Ramdev, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed all coercive actions against him in cases lodged against him over his ‘dalit’ remarks made against Rahul Gandhi.

A bench led by Chief Justice R M Lodha also agreed to transfer 12 cases lodged against him across the country.

The court also asked him to deposit Rs 10 lakh in the registry to finance transfer of all case materials at one place.

FIRs have been lodged against Baba Ramdev 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.

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  1. S
    Swayam Siddha
    May 9, 2014 at 12:23 pm
    Anyone with atleast a little bit of common sense will know the meaning of what Baba Ramdev was saying. The SC should be used for cases that actually requires their expertise. This is such a waste of resources and I can't believe that the SC is actually entertaining it.
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  2. J
    Jay
    May 9, 2014 at 1:32 pm
    The prisoners missed a good chance to get long term yoga cles. Baba should be asked to serve a few months in all the prisons of India one at a time. What a chance of social service missed!
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