Yoga guru Ramdev Baba on Sunday surprised one and all when he said that he’s on a ‘friendly term’ with Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Ramdev, whose proximity towards the BJP is a well-known fact, also shared that Rahul and his mother Sonia practiced yoga regularly.
The yoga guru, at an event in Delhi, told ABP news, “Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi practice yoga regularly. Rahul and I are on friendly terms,”
Though Ramdev raised many eyebrows after his remark, this is not the first time he praised the Congress chief. The yoga guru had criticised the BJP ministers by labeling them as ‘arrogant’ and claimed that Gandhi gave a life to a nearly dead Congress.
Ramdev had also praised Modi government’s move of demonetisation by saying that the latter is doing a damage control, which has been caused by black money.
However, Ramdev made the remark about Gandhi two weeks after announcing his decision to shift Patanjali Food and Herbal Park outside Uttar Pradesh, which is governed by BJP led Yogi Adityanath. Ramdev failed to get the required clearances despite a nod from the Centre.
As per a report in The Indian Express, Acharya Balkrishna, Patanjali MD, had lashed out at the BJP government in UP due to its indifference and negative attitude in granting clearance to the Rs 6,000 crore food park.