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Guru supporters protest across India

Tuesday, June 07, 2011 - 01:50

June 7 - Opposition activists and supporters of yoga guru Baba Ramdev protest the violent police action against his hunger strike Sunday. Lindsey Parietti reporting.

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Indian opposition activists are open arms over Sunday's violent police crackdown on a peaceful fast led by a popular yoga guru. Guru baba -- -- has tens of thousands of followers and was protesting in New Delhi against government corruption. On Monday activists from India's main opposition BJP party in Omaha bond with his sense demonstrated in support of the guru. Who is calling on the government to -- billions of dollars in illegal funds abroad and introduced -- craft legislation. The protest then escalated into -- full blown clash with supporters of the ruling congress party. The prime minister has defended the decision to deploy hundreds of police armed with batons and using tear gas at Sunday's protest. Played dozens of people were injured. The popular -- supporters also states candle lit vigils across the country. Section 144. Is known in the -- for the security. But -- 50000 people -- -- an ugly to the ignition -- and what does the music is sex. Without -- -- for our rights and own money that is hidden by these politicians and pundits and fun country. The protests peaked at that time we have strength. And. The government has been playing -- the speed of graft scandals leading to the imprisonment of ministers. Ron Davis vowed to continue fasting until the government take appropriate action to fight corruption. Lindsey -- Reuters.

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Guru supporters protest across India

Tuesday, June 07, 2011 - 01:50