Yoga guru Ramdev  |  Photo Credit score: PTI
New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev has approached the Supreme Court docket in opposition to a number of FIRs filed in opposition to him in numerous states for his alleged remarks in opposition to allopathy that had drawn large flak from the medical fraternity.
The yoga guru has moved the highest courtroom in search of keep of proceedings within the FIRs lodged in opposition to him.
Ramdev had come below sharp criticism after a video of him describing fashionable medication ‘allopathy’ as a “silly science” surfaced on media final month.
Citing the video, the IMA had urged Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan to take strict motion in opposition to the yoga guru for “deceptive” folks by making “untutored and unlearned” statements in opposition to allopathy. The medical physique had additionally mentioned Ramdev’s remarks needs to be “thought of as hate speech” and demanded that he be booked below the Epidemic Ailments Act.
Ramdev withdrew his assertion after Vardhan known as his remarks “extraordinarily unlucky”, and mentioned that it “can break the morale” of healthcare employees and “weaken” the combat in opposition to COVID-19.
In a strongly-worded letter to Ramdev, Vardhan had mentioned: “The assertion disrespects the corona warriors and harm the feelings of the nation. Your assertion on allopathy can break the morale of healthcare employees and weaken our combat in opposition to COVID-19.”
Following the minister’s letter, the yoga guru had mentioned he respects all types of medical science and allopathy docs have saved folks throughout the pandemic by risking their very own lives.