Haridwar, Aug 15 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday accused the Central overnment of trying to suppress anti-corruption movements in the country.
Addressing mediapersons here, Ramdev said: "The government maligns the image of hose who raise their voice. People in the country must understand the intention of the overnment, even if it is Anna Hazare, Baba Ramdev and Balakrishna."
"Earlier, even leaders like Jai Prakash Narain and even during the time of emergency, hoever dared to raise their voice was crushed by the government. This is still going on fter 64 years of independence," he added.
Ramdev, who along with his supporters faced police crackdown during their agitation at amlila Maidan on June 4, also said that government describes every democratic ovement as 'undemocratic'.
"We are living under dictatorship. The leaders of the central government themselves ake undemocratic moves and they portray anti-corruption crusaders in a wrong light," aid Ramdev.
The yoga guru had been on a hunger strike against corruption along with 65,000 ollowers when the Delhi Police on the Central Government's orders cracked down on heir camp late on the night of June 4 at the Ramlila Maidan. (ANI)