FIR against Ramdev under Atrocities Act for remark on Rahul Gandhi

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

Mumbai: An FIR was registered against the yoga guru Baba Ramdev here on Wednesday 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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