New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday launched a direct attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying his claims of honesty were not enough.

"The Prime Minister said that 'I am honest', but the country does not see you as an individual," said Ramdev, who along with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is on a day-long fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar.

"The nation respects you for being an honest individual, but you should also be honest politically. The country sees you as the person holding the highest constitutional post. Your personal honesty is not enough... Keep your cabinet honest," he said.

He demanded that the government disclose the amount of black money in foreign accounts.
Ramdev termed their anti-corruption agitation as "the second struggle for independence". Starting his speech with slogans like "Vande Mataram", "Bharat Mata ki Jai", he said common people are above elected representatives.

"The elected representatives say they are above all, but the constitution of India says people are above all," he said.

(Agencies)

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