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With BJP in power, focus is now on cases against Baba Ramdev

The yoga guru faces nearly 100 cases filed against him in past 5 years when Congress was in power

Shishir Prashant  |  Dehradun 

Baba Ramdev
Baba Ramdev

From the controversial medicine to scores of allegations of evasion, Yoga Guru is facing nearly 100 cases in Uttarakhand where has stormed to power after a stunning election victory.

The good relations between new Chief Minister and are also not a secret in the hill state. Rawat, who had worked as agriculture minister in the former government, had supported in establishing the food Park at Haridwar. Rawat had stated at that time that farmers should sell their produce to



Now, it will be very interesting to see what stand the government will take on these cases which were filed against in the last five years when party was in power.

An inquiry by the state Director General (DG) Health and law department had already given a negative report against the Yoga Guru on his controversial medicine which allegedly promises a male child. Interestingly, Ramdev had also defended the medicine saying it has nothing to do with the birth of a son or a daughter.  “The botanical name of the medicine is putrajeeva roxburghi. It is called putrajeevak in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and other languages,” Ramdev had stated while defending his medicine.

In its offensive against Baba Ramdev, the previous government had registered nearly 100 cases mostly of evasion against his Trust.  

At least 25 such cases pertain to violation of the Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms (ZALR) Act. When 81 cases were lodged against Ramdev's Trust for gross violation of land laws in 2012-13, the then Chief Minister had stated that several of the properties held by the Patanjali Trust had turned out to be benami transactions with no trace of the owners. Nearly 387.5 acres of land was purchased at Haridwar for establishing but the campus has been set up only in the “insignificant” of land, a government inquiry report had said. The large chunk of this land was allegedly being used for agriculture purpose possibly being retained by the trust as land bank for commercial uses in the future, the inquiry reported had stated.
 
The inquiry report also raised fingers on Ramdev’s vast food and herbal park at Haridwar. The government had granted permission to the Trust for purchase of 141.17 acres of land for manufacturing ayurvedic medicines and research in village Mustafabad. But this land was used for food park which is “blatant violation” of terms and conditions for the purchase of the land by the government, the report said.

Fifty-two instances of violations had come to notice of the government, it said. This has caused a revenue loss of Rs 10 crore to the state exchequer, it said.

Though was not available for comments, officials claimed all the cases were registered at the behest of party and termed them politically motivated.

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With BJP in power, focus is now on cases against Baba Ramdev

The yoga guru faces nearly 100 cases filed against him in past 5 years when Congress was in power

The yoga guru faces nearly 100 cases filed against him in past 5 years when Congress was in power From the controversial medicine to scores of allegations of evasion, Yoga Guru is facing nearly 100 cases in Uttarakhand where has stormed to power after a stunning election victory.

The good relations between new Chief Minister and are also not a secret in the hill state. Rawat, who had worked as agriculture minister in the former government, had supported in establishing the food Park at Haridwar. Rawat had stated at that time that farmers should sell their produce to

Now, it will be very interesting to see what stand the government will take on these cases which were filed against in the last five years when party was in power.

An inquiry by the state Director General (DG) Health and law department had already given a negative report against the Yoga Guru on his controversial medicine which allegedly promises a male child. Interestingly, Ramdev had also defended the medicine saying it has nothing to do with the birth of a son or a daughter.  “The botanical name of the medicine is putrajeeva roxburghi. It is called putrajeevak in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and other languages,” Ramdev had stated while defending his medicine.

In its offensive against Baba Ramdev, the previous government had registered nearly 100 cases mostly of evasion against his Trust.  

At least 25 such cases pertain to violation of the Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms (ZALR) Act. When 81 cases were lodged against Ramdev's Trust for gross violation of land laws in 2012-13, the then Chief Minister had stated that several of the properties held by the Patanjali Trust had turned out to be benami transactions with no trace of the owners. Nearly 387.5 acres of land was purchased at Haridwar for establishing but the campus has been set up only in the “insignificant” of land, a government inquiry report had said. The large chunk of this land was allegedly being used for agriculture purpose possibly being retained by the trust as land bank for commercial uses in the future, the inquiry reported had stated.
 
The inquiry report also raised fingers on Ramdev’s vast food and herbal park at Haridwar. The government had granted permission to the Trust for purchase of 141.17 acres of land for manufacturing ayurvedic medicines and research in village Mustafabad. But this land was used for food park which is “blatant violation” of terms and conditions for the purchase of the land by the government, the report said.

Fifty-two instances of violations had come to notice of the government, it said. This has caused a revenue loss of Rs 10 crore to the state exchequer, it said.

Though was not available for comments, officials claimed all the cases were registered at the behest of party and termed them politically motivated.
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With BJP in power, focus is now on cases against Baba Ramdev

The yoga guru faces nearly 100 cases filed against him in past 5 years when Congress was in power

From the controversial medicine to scores of allegations of evasion, Yoga Guru is facing nearly 100 cases in Uttarakhand where has stormed to power after a stunning election victory.

The good relations between new Chief Minister and are also not a secret in the hill state. Rawat, who had worked as agriculture minister in the former government, had supported in establishing the food Park at Haridwar. Rawat had stated at that time that farmers should sell their produce to

Now, it will be very interesting to see what stand the government will take on these cases which were filed against in the last five years when party was in power.

An inquiry by the state Director General (DG) Health and law department had already given a negative report against the Yoga Guru on his controversial medicine which allegedly promises a male child. Interestingly, Ramdev had also defended the medicine saying it has nothing to do with the birth of a son or a daughter.  “The botanical name of the medicine is putrajeeva roxburghi. It is called putrajeevak in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and other languages,” Ramdev had stated while defending his medicine.

In its offensive against Baba Ramdev, the previous government had registered nearly 100 cases mostly of evasion against his Trust.  

At least 25 such cases pertain to violation of the Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms (ZALR) Act. When 81 cases were lodged against Ramdev's Trust for gross violation of land laws in 2012-13, the then Chief Minister had stated that several of the properties held by the Patanjali Trust had turned out to be benami transactions with no trace of the owners. Nearly 387.5 acres of land was purchased at Haridwar for establishing but the campus has been set up only in the “insignificant” of land, a government inquiry report had said. The large chunk of this land was allegedly being used for agriculture purpose possibly being retained by the trust as land bank for commercial uses in the future, the inquiry reported had stated.
 
The inquiry report also raised fingers on Ramdev’s vast food and herbal park at Haridwar. The government had granted permission to the Trust for purchase of 141.17 acres of land for manufacturing ayurvedic medicines and research in village Mustafabad. But this land was used for food park which is “blatant violation” of terms and conditions for the purchase of the land by the government, the report said.

Fifty-two instances of violations had come to notice of the government, it said. This has caused a revenue loss of Rs 10 crore to the state exchequer, it said.

Though was not available for comments, officials claimed all the cases were registered at the behest of party and termed them politically motivated.

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