Ramdev to meet president

August 17th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will meet President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Wednesday to submit a memorandum against the arrest of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare.

Ramdev will meet the president at 11.45 a.m., said a statement from the guru.

He will then go to Tihar Jail to meet Hazare, it added.

Hazare was jailed here Tuesday ahead of his fast for an effective anti-corruption law.

Ramdev supported the activist’s previous protest here at Jantar Mantar.

Ramdev’s fast against black money here at Ramlila Ground, which started June 4, was forcibly ended with a post-midnight crackdown by the police.

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