New Delhi, May 1: Stressing that ‘Putrajeevak’ is an Ayurvedic medicine aimed to help childless couples and not to chose or determine sex of a child, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday said that “there are politicians who cannot take on Prime Minister rendra Modi directly and rake up non-issues like this to hit him”. Addressing a press conference here, Baba Ramdev said there is nothing illegal about the drug in question and it does not help select sex of a child as has been alleged. Jata Dal-United (JD-U) leader K.C. Tyagi raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, saying “PM gave a call for ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’...and there is this medicine to determine sex”. “This is being done to target prime minister,” Ramdev said, adding that “K.C. Tyagi should apologise”. Clarifying doubts about the me and why the medicine concerned is called ‘Putrajeevak’, the yoga guru, who has been a staunch supporter of Modi, said the medicine is called ‘Putrajeevak’ in many Indian languages and if there are problems we will modify it with an extra line saying it cures infertility and does not help users to have only baby boys. On black money issue, the yoga guru said that Modi was busy doing lots of work and the tion should give him some more time to get the issue resolved. (IANS)
'Putrajeevak Ayurvedic drug; Modi hit unnecessarily'