New Delhi: Congress General Secretary and heir apparent held a secret meeting with yoga guru Baba Ramdev and spent an hour with him. A meeting with Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, is also planned. Baba Ramdev revealed exclusively to Zee News on the programme Kahiye Janaab.
Giving details and going public on the matter for the first time, Ramdev said that he had discussed vital issues concerning the nation with Gandhi.
When questioned further, Ramdev said he had brought up the issue of black money and how the Maoist problem was also an off-shoot of the grinding poverty in the country. Ramdev said he was the one who had sought the meeting and that Gandhi had obliged by giving him an hour.
Ramdev said Gandhi had been receptive, but on the issue of black money he had asked him to meet the PM.
The yoga guru added that he had then sought a meeting with the PM and the Dr Manmohan Singh had agreed with him and accepted that this was a huge problem.
When asked if after the Ramdev- Rahul samwad, Baba a critic of dynasty had changed his views on starting his own political party, Ramdev said ``he would do babagiri`` and only disclose his political plans closer to the general elections.
Asked if he thought that Gandhi was a ray of hope for the country, Ramdev said, “I found him sincere and willing to listen.”