December 8, 2022

Ramdev’s remarks on fashionable medical services have been critcised (File)


The police in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur have registered an FIR in opposition to yoga guru Ramdev for allegedly spreading “false” details about the medicines being utilized by the medical fraternity for the remedy of COVID-19, police official stated on Thursday.

The case was filed on Wednesday night time in opposition to Ramkrishna Yadav alias Ramdev primarily based on a grievance filed by the Chhattisgarh’s unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Raipur’s Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Yadav stated.

Ramdev has been booked below sections 188 (disobedience to order duly handed by public servant), 269 (negligent act prone to unfold an infection of illness harmful to life), 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace) and others of the IPC and provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005, he stated.

Further investigation into the matter is underway, he added.

Chairman of Hospital Board IMA (CG) Dr Rakesh Gupta, IMA’s Raipur President and Vikas Agrawal have been amongst docs who had earlier lodged the grievance.

As per the grievance, since over the past one 12 months, Ramdev has been allegedly propagating false data and his threatening statements on social media in opposition to medicines being utilized by medical fraternity, Government of India, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and different frontline organisations in remedy of coronavirus an infection.

There are a number of movies of him on social media by which he had allegedly made such deceptive remarks, it stated.

At a time when docs, paramedical workers and all branches of presidency and administration have been collectively battling COVID-19, Ramdev has been allegedly deceptive individuals about established and authorized remedy strategies, the grievance stated.

Ramdev’s remarks on fashionable medical services and allopathy medicines, which have been curing over 90 per cent of the sufferers, would put the lives of individuals at risk, it alleged.

“During the investigation of the complaint, it was found that his statements amount to violation of the notification of the Chhattisgarh government dated March 13 last year,” the official stated.

The notification states that no particular person/establishment/organisation will use any print or digital media for data concerning COVID-19 with out prior permission of the state’s Health Department. This is to keep away from unfold of any hearsay or unauthenticated data concerning COVID-19.

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