Opposition Hits Out at Haryana Government for Making Yoga Guru Ramdev State’s Brand Ambassador

Chandigarh:  The Haryana Assembly today witnessed uproarious scenes as the Bharatiya Janata Party government came under sharp attack from opposition Congress for allegedly "going out of way to please Baba Ramdev by making him the brand ambassador" for promotion of Yoga and Ayurveda in the state.Sharp exchanges were witnessed between the ruling benches and the Congress members when opposition MLA from Palwal, Karan Singh Dalal, raised the issue during a discussion on the Governor's address in the ongoing Budget session. During his speech, Mr Dalal while quoting a report published in a leading … [Read more...]

Yoga Guru Ramdev Made Haryana’s Brand Ambassador

Haridwar:  The BJP government in Haryana which has ambitious plans to promote yoga and ayurveda in a big way has appointed yoga guru Ramdev its brand ambassador.Announcing this at a press conference at the Divya Yog Mandir in Haridwar, Haryana's minister of sports and health Anil Vij said that a herbal forest would be developed over thousands of acres of land in the state where plants of 25 thousand species of ayurvedic herbs would be grown under the supervision of the yoga guru and his close aide Balkrishna.Expressing happiness at being appointed Haryana's brand ambassador, Ramdev said … [Read more...]