State Congress spokesperson Mahendra Chabra said that his party has also written a letter to the Election Commission of India demanding inclusion of spending on such campaign in the account of the election expenses of the BJP.

Despite the model code of conduct in force in the state, the yoga guru has been organizing meetings in different parts of the state and making objectionable statements against Congress party and its top leaders, he noted.

This is a violation of model code of conduct, he alleged.

The state government and the local administrations have been facilitating such meetings of Baba Ramdev, he further said. The Congress also demanded immediate withdrawal of the security cover and other facilities the Raman Singh government has provided to Ramdev.

The poll panel should take appropriate legal action against the yoga guru for making objectionable statements on senior Congress leaders, he demanded.


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