Ramdev, who himself survived the disaster by a few minutes at a yoga camp, called upon his volunteers to donate blood to save the lives of people injured in the quake.

Ramdev decided to stay back in Nepal to serve the people in need. He said he would remain here till the situation is brought under control.

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Union minister Sushma Swaraj said in a tweet,"We have contacted Ramdev in Kathmandu. He wishes to be there in this hour of crisis."

The Yoga guru has also set up a relief camp in Kathmandu to provide food and shelter to the victims.

Ramdev had a narrow escape during the devastating earthquake in Kathmandu on Saturday as a dais from which he addressed a gathering collapsed soon after he stepped down.

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The Yoga teacher also said that he saw a multi-storey building collapsing and many people got trapped inside it.

Ramdev expressed solidarity with the people of Nepal in this tough time. He also appealed to the Government of India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help affected people on priority.

He has postponed the ceremonial schedule of inauguration of first Patanjali Ayurved college and Hospital and laying of foundation of first Acharyakulam in Nepal.

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Rescuers have been digging with their bare hands as bodies pile up in the neighbouring country after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley. The disaster killed more than 3,200 people and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

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