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Acharya Balkrishna with Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev
Amid the row over Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev's remarks on allopathy and subsequently Indian Medical Association's (IMA) decision to take legal action against him, Ramdev's aide and Patanjali Ayurved's Chairman Acharya Balkrishna has stirred up a controversy yet again.
Balkrishna, in a bizarre accusation, has said that Dr J Jayalal, President, IMA, is involved in conversion of people in India to Christianity. Balkrishna tweeted some news clippings to support his allegations.
Needless to say, doctors are not taking this bizarre accusation lightly. Doctors have said that this is unacceptable and instead of taking responsibility for unwarranted, unsubstantiated comments about life-saving medicine stream, Ramdev and his aides have resorted to a smear campaign.
Dr DD Chaudharya member of the working committee of the IMA, said: "This is unfortunate that such people with a big following are making statements like this. At this hour, there should be nothing like this to create confusion and divide among the masses. People will be confused and suffer."