Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament

Updated: August 13, 2012 13:33 IST

The Delhi Police has stopped Baba Ramdev's protest towards Parliament near the Ranjit Singh flyover.

Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Yoga guru Baba Randev waves to his supporters from the window of a bus after court arrest during a march to Parliament to intensify an anti-corruption protest and press for a change of government in New Delhi.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Baba Ramdev has courted arrest along with his supporters in New Delhi. Waving Indian flags and shouting slogans, the protesters climbed into a row of police buses parked around the Ramlila Ground, where the yoga guru had been on a hunger strike against corruption and black money for five days.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Baba Ramdev is detained by police in New Delhi. Waving Indian flags and shouting slogans, followers of Ramdev climbed into a row of police buses parked around the Ramlila ground that the yoga guru and his supporters had occupied for the past few days.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Baba Ramdev has been stopped from marching to Parliament and has been taken into preventive custody at the Ranjit Singh flyover, about half a kilometer away from the Ramlila Ground where the yoga guru had been on a hunger strike against corruption and black money for five days.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
The yoga guru took the opportunity to slam the ruling Congress saying, “The Congress's hand is not with us, but my hand will now be held to stop this march."
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Supporters of Baba Ramdev march to Parliament to intensify an anti-corruption protest and press for a change of government in New Delhi. The yoga guru has courted arrest, has been taken into preventive custody and is right now in a Delhi Transport Corporation bus at the Ranjit Singh flyover.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev waves the national flag from atop a jeep as he along with his supporters march to Parliament to intensify an anti-corruption protest and press for a change of government in New Delhi.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
As though on cue, his supporters began to fill the Delhi Transport Corporation buses standing by. These buses also doubled as barricades to stop the protestors from moving towards Parliament.
Baba Ramdev marches towards Parliament
The Delhi Police has stopped Baba Ramdev's protest towards Parliament near the Ranjit Singh flyover. Baba Ramdev, in his trademark red robes and a black band of protest on his forehead, was standing atop a vehicle with many supporters carrying Indian flags following him.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Surrounded by supporters waving the national flag, yoga guru Baba Ramdev began his march towards Parliament from the camp at Ramlila Maidan, just four kms away, where he has been on a hunger strike against corruption and black money for five days.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
There was high security along the route that the Baba Ramdev and his supporters were taking to protest against corruption and black money.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
Baba Ramdev began his protest camp against corruption in Delhi five days ago by declaring that he would not target any political party or personality.
Baba Ramdev arrested, Delhi Police stops march to Parliament
There was a huge turnout in the Baba Ramdev's protest camp against corruption in Delhi today.

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