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Baba Ramdev to launch party, change politics

delhi Updated: Mar 17, 2010 01:33 IST
Vikas Pathak
Vikas Pathak
Hindustan Times
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He may soon be the fourth famous Yadav of Indian politics.

He wants death sentence for terrorism and cow slaughter, recovery of Indian black money stashed in India and abroad, and supports not just 33 percent, but 50 percent reservation for women.

India’s most famous yoga guru Swami Ramdev — or Ramkishan Yadav — announced on Tuesday that he would name a new political party in three years. Till then, he will train political workers for creating a stronger India. He, however, will not contest polls himself.

Last year, he had shared a platform with the entire Hindutva parivar at Panipat on terrorism, though he kept a calibrated distance with the BJP even on the dais.

Reacting to Mayawati's call to people to shun Babas like him, he said: “Money should be used for the welfare of the last man, and not for the garland of materialist politicians like Mayawati. She believes in business and I believe in Dharma.”