Lucknow, Mar 16 (ANI): Commenting on the giant currency garland controversy, Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev on Tuesday criticized Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of doing business through politics.
Some people are doing business over politics," said Ramdev.
Raising questions over the giant garland, used to honour Mayawati during the Bahujan Samaj Party's silver jubilee celebrations on Monday, Ramdev said, "Money that should be used for the upliftment of Dalits is seen being worn as a garland."
The giant garland led to a new controversy, as it was alleged to have been made of Rs.1,000 Indian currency notes.
Congress leaders have questioned the source from where the money had come.
The Samajwadi Party and the Congress both have demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the matter.
The multi-crore garland was just a small part of the extravagant Rs 200 crore celebrations that marked the BSP's 25th anniversary, and its founder Kanshi Ram's birthday, with a massive rally in Lucknow. (ANI)