Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay of the proceedings in multiple FIRs lodged against him in various states over his remarks on allopathy in which he criticised doctors over the treatment method for Covid-19 cases.

Baba Ramdev in his petition has sought a stay on the proceedings in FIRs lodged by Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Patna and Raipur branches and asked for a transfer of the FIRs to Delhi.

Police in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur have registered an FIR against Baba Ramdev for allegedly spreading “false” information about the medicines being used by the medical fraternity for the treatment of Covid-19.

The case was filed on Wednesday night against Ramkrishna Yadav alias Baba Ramdev based on a complaint filed by the Chhattisgarh unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Raipur’s Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Yadav said.

Baba Ramdev has been booked under Sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and others of the IPC and provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005, the police said.

Baba Ramdev has been engaged in a tussle for weeks with the IMA after his controversial remarks in a video irked the medical fraternity in which he questioned the Covid-19 vaccines and also the efficacy of allopathic medicine.


India today

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