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Nitish wants Ramdev as Bihar's brand ambassador

"I have requested Swami Ramdev to become Bihar's brand ambassador and he has not turned down my request," Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said.

india Updated: Mar 25, 2006 15:36 IST

Impressed by yoga guru Swami Ramdev's efforts to arouse within Biharis the urge to attain total fitness, the state government has decided to appoint him the brand ambassador of Bihar.

"I have requested Swami Ramdev to become Bihar's brand ambassador and he has not turned down my request," Chief Minister Nitish Kumar told reporters after the yoga icon met him on the concluding day of the week-long 'yoga vigyan shivir' in Patna.

Kumar lauded Ramdev for "awakening the people of Bihar" and his endeavour to make them "fearless individuals".

On his part, Ramdev extolled the "hardworking Biharis" for their role in development of India and several other countries which they have made their home.