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Ramlila Maidan Presents A Desolate Look

New Delhi, Jun 5 : Twenty-four hours ago, the Ramlila maidan was brimming with activity, sea of humanity descended there to join Baba Ramdev's protest, but a late night police action gave a deserted look.The

PTI [ Updated: June 05, 2011 12:40 IST ]
ramlila maidan presents a desolate look
ramlila maidan presents a desolate look

New Delhi, Jun 5 : Twenty-four hours ago, the Ramlila maidan was brimming with activity, sea of humanity descended there to join Baba Ramdev's protest, but a late night police action gave a deserted look.


The Ramlila maidan, which has witnessed a series of historic protests, was filled with tear gas soon around 1.30 am after police swarmed the protest site and Ramdev was whisked away by the police.

The premises, where the organisers claimed that over 50,000 people had joined the protest, lay deserted with mattresses thrown around, unattended bags, sandals and other articles.

Some people who were still in the pandal were forced to leave the place after the police action.Deputy Commissioners Police from several district were asked to rushed to the spot.

Policemen deployed at the site were seen going around with hand-held microphones, announcing that the permission for the 'Yoga camp' has been cancelled. PTI

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