PM should resign: VHP on Ramdev issue

Describing the crackdown on Baba Ramdev and his followers as an "attack on Hinduism", Vishwa Hindu Parishad`s international general secretary, Pravin Togadiya demanded resignation of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Updated: Jun 05, 2011, 20:55 PM IST

Banaskantha: Describing the crackdown on
Baba Ramdev and his followers as an "attack on Hinduism",
Vishwa Hindu Parishad`s international general secretary,
Pravin Togadiya on Sunday demanded resignation of the Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh.

Speaking to mediapersons in Siddhpur town of Patan
district near here, Togadiya said, "It is an attack on
Hinduism -- it needs suitable action by the people."
"It was not a swoop on Baba Ramdev and his supporters,
but a direct attack on the faith of millions of Hindus living
across the glob," he said.

"An apology is not enough. Prime Minster Manmohan Singh
must resign," Togadiya demanded.
He said VHP would soon declare future action on the
issue. When asked what would be the dimension and the nature
of VHP`s response, Togadiya said, "Soon a meeting of our
religious heads and Sadhus will be held, and the future course
of action would be decided."

"The hunger strike against corruption launched by Baba
Ramdev and thousands of his supporters was legal and held with
the permission of the Government," the VHP leader added.

PTI