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Ramdev meets Lalu, blesses groom Tej Pratap, bride Aishwarya

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Yoga guru today congratulated Prasad on his son's marriage and blessed the groom Yadav by tying a sacred thread around his neck to cast off evil eyes.

Later, he also blessed Aishwarya Rai, the bride.

met at the 10, Circular Road residence of Rabri Devi, where he also congratulated the RJD supremo on getting a six-week provisional bail from the Jharkhand High Court, besides advising him to practise yoga for good health.

The yoga guru also tied a "raksha sutra" (sacred thread) around Yadav's neck, apparently to cast off evil eye, which was shared by the former on the

Emerging out of the residence, told reporters, "I have blessed for a happy married life. While I was with Lalu, he called up his would-be daughter-in-law, thanking her for the good luck she has brought on his family. I am now going to Aishwarya's house to bless the bride."

Replying to queries on Prasad's bail, which came a day after he was given parole for only three days, Ramdev said, "is not a criminal. He is a friendly man and an He is seriously in need for medical help. I noticed that his face was swollen and learnt that he suffers from kidney problems."

The yoga guru, who had good relations with Prasad before it got soured on account of his perceived closeness to the BJP and Narendra Modi, has been in since Tuesday for holding training camps in districts such as Nalanda and Gaya.

"I congratulated him on getting six-week bail and advised him to regularly practise yoga to maintain good health. He asked me to send an instructor to supervise his exercises. I would do that," Ramdev said.

At the house of Aishwarya Rai, daughter of RJD MLA and grandchild of late Daroga Prasad Rai, Ramdev blessed the bride whose family members posed with the yoga guru for pictures.

"Lalu and Rabri have always been like a family to me. Now is like family too," Ramdev said.

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First Published: Fri, May 11 2018. 22:05 IST