Ramdev hints at joining politics

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Lucknow, Mar 16 (ANI): Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev on Tuesday hinted at entering politics, saying that he would join with the objective of cleansing the system.

"I will join politics to cleanse the system," said Ramdev.

Ramdev said he would not stand for elections personally, but would field candidates in all 543 Lok Sabha constituencies.

Earlier, commenting on the giant currency garland controversy, Ramdev 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." (ANI)

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