Baba Ramdev defers 'big' announcement on agitation's next course till Sunday
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said that he would make his "big" announcement on the next course of his agitation on black money and Lokpal Bill on Sunday.
He said that he would the make the announcement In the presence of former Army chief Gen V. K. Singh, who will join him in the protest.
On Saturday, Baba Ramdev said that he had decided on his plans for the next phase of his agitation, but did not specify whether his fast would be extended.
"Tomorrow, there will be an announcement on the big revolution to be staged in the country. We are waiting (for the government response) till this evening. Many things will happen tomorrow, not only in the Ram Lila Maidan here, but across the country," he told his supporters.
He said the agitation will move in a "new direction" on Sunday with the youth joining his movement.
Baba Ramdev's announcement came after long meetings with his close aides during the day at the protest venue.
General (retired) Singh, it maybe recalled also spoke at Team Anna's indefinite fast before it ended earlier this week.
Meanwhile, the media was heckled at the venue as angry supporters objected to what they alleged was biased coverage of the protest. The crowd had dwindled from over 20,000 on the first day to less than half on the third day.
Baba Ramdev also said he will submit support letters collected from gram sabhas and MPs to President Pranab Mukherjee and urge him to put pressure on government to act. (ANI)
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