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Court issues summon to Baba Ramdev to appear before it

PTI 20 Aug 2014, 20:57:47 PM IST
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Dhanbad (Jharkhand): A local here today issued a summons to yoga guru Baba Ramdev to appear before it on August 26 in connection with SC/ST atrocities charges.  

First Class Judicial Magistrate, Dhanbad, P Chandra while hearing charges against Baba Ramdev prima facie found it correct and directed him to appear on Tuesday.  

Subal Ravi Das and Babloo Das, residents of Dhanbad district had on April 27 lodged separate cases in the court alleging that Baba Ramdev had humiliated and hurt the sentiments of the community by statements on TV channels and the print media on April 26 that Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's visit to Dalit Basti, was a ‘honeymoon and picnic'.