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Book Prashant Bhushan for sedition: Baba Ramdev

October 17, 2011 22:00 IST

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday demanded the registration of a case of sedition against leading Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan.

Addressing a press conference in Lucknow, Ramdev said, "What Bhushan said in reference to Kashmir was highly seditious and cannot be condoned."

According to him, "The language used by Bhushan does not behove a prominent member of civil society that was taking up a huge social cause, therefore there was every reason to restrain him".

Ramdev even sought an explanation from activist Anna Hazare for allowing Bhushan to "use the banner of civil society for issuing a seditious statement on Kashmir".

"I am sure Annaji owes a clarification to the people of the country on the issue, he must make his stand clearer," he emphasised.

Asked for his views on the Jan Lokpal Bill, Baba Ramdev said, "Well, unlike Annaji, I would not give up my agitation even if the Jan Lokpal Bill is passed by Parliament, as my mission is to expose and bring back all of India's black money that is stacked in foreign banks."

Sharat Pradhan In Lucknow