Baba row:India may face emergency period again, Advani fears

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LK Advani
Chennai, Jun 5: The midnight action taken by UPA government raises questions nation-wide as Baba Ramdev and his followers were forced to withdraw hunger strike on Saturday, Jun 4. Social activist to political leaders - all voiced for Baba and against the torment of the government.

The senior leader of the main opposition party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), LK Advani held the bat to criticise the "shameful act" of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

Reminding the "black era" during 1975 emergency period, Advani claimed, "India is mulling towards another emergency as the UPA government has increased their atrocities."

"Jun 1975 is the only unforgettable month of my career. Jun 2011 is also going to become a major setback in the political history of India," asserted Advani.

Meanwhile, BJP president Nitin Gadkari also announced that the party will start "satyagraha" at Delhi's Rajghat, protesting against the government and its inaction in black money issue.

Ramdev, whose hunger-strike was diminished at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, was airlifted to Haridwar via Dehradun on Sunday. Baba held fast demanding an ordinance to repatriate black money from abroad, capital punishment for people convicted for corruption and speedy trials of persons accused of graft.

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