Welcoming yoga guru Ramdev's campaign against black money,Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said on Tuesday nightthat the former's suggestions to tackle the menace were"pragmatic." Mr. Pawar's remarks came after an hour-long meeting with BabaRamdev here during which the two discussed ways to unearth blackmoney and enact laws that make stashing of cash impossible. "Baba Ramdev made suggestions like enacting such tax lawsthat do not make a person necessary to hide his wealth. Such wealthcan be used for various development purposes," Mr. Pawar toldreporters after meeting the yoga guru. |
The Union Minister said he did not "smell politics" inBaba Ramdev's campaign as he had announced that he would meetleaders of all political parties ranging from Congress chief SoniaGandhi, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretaryPrakash Karat to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremoJayalalithaa and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh. "He [Baba Ramdev] has said he will meet responsible leadersin all the States and important persons who take key decisions. Hehas done one good thing that he has not spoken of any one party. Hehas talked about all parties and we liked this approach," Mr.Pawar said. Mr.
Pawar is among the 15 Union Ministers against whom Team Annahas levelled allegations of corruptions and he said there was a need for everyone to examine how to adopt the pathsuggested by Baba Ramdev and move forward. Tax money not enough The Agriculture Minister said Baba Ramdev made certain suggestionson changing tax laws. He had said the funds collected by thegovernment through taxes was not enough to carry out developmentworks as desired and hidden money can help in this regard. "When this hidden money will come out, it will benefit alland help change the life of the common man," Mr. Pawar said.
Mr. Pawar said he first met Baba Ramdev five-six years back at ayoga camp he had organised in his hometown. He said that he wasimpressed by Baba Ramdev's ability to influence people and promoteancient Indian practices such as yoga. Seven suggestions Baba Ramdev said he made seven suggestions to Mr. Pawar andcontended that the black money, if recovered, could help instabilising the Rupee, arrest the slide in economic growth and evenallow 30-50 per cent cut in petrol prices.
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