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Baba Ramdev News Update: A Timeline of Events on Baba Ramdev's Hunger Strike

New Delhi, 5 June 2011: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev fasting against corruption and black money at Ramlila Maidan, New Delhi came to an end when the police abruptly stopped the satyagraha and detained him yesterday midnight.

Here are the list of events on the eve of Baba Ramdev's arrest

June 3, 2011: Last Minute talks between Baba Ramdev and union ministers of the UPA Kapil Sibal and Subodh Kant Sahay. Baba Ramdev announces that he will go on with the fast.

June 4, 2011 (Morning) Fast starts at early morning at Ramlila Maidan, New Delhi which progresses with yoga sessions and bhajans.

June 4, 2011 (Evening) Government makes a letter public from Baba Ramdev which says that the fast will be called off at mid-day if government honoured the commitments.



June 5, 2011 (Early Morning) Police swoops down on Baba Ramdev's hunger strike venue, detains him after firing tear gas shells and resorting to lathicharge

Baba Ramdev was detained as he was leaving the site.

Ramdev's supporters indulge in stone throwing, Police fires tear gas

Govt. explains that the action was done due to some security concerns and that the permission for the yoga camp has been cancelled.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani on Sunday urged President Pratibha Patil to convene an emergency session of parliament.

Shiv Sena condemns police action on Ramdev

Police bans Ramdev from entering Delhi for 15 days

Baba Ramdev announces that the fast hasn't ended yet

BJP activists hold protest outside Ramlila Maidan

Baba Ramdev reaches Hardwar and receives warm welcome there.

Government rules out further talks with the yoga guru on his demands to bring back black money from abroad

Orissa chief minister Naveen Patnaik says the action taken at the peaceful meeting was shocking, draconian

PM responsible for police action on Baba Ramdev: Narendra Modi

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati condemns police action on Baba Ramdev and supporters

Lalu Prasad Yadav accuses Baba Ramdev of being a front for RSS' activities

BJP condemns Ramdev's arrest

Baba Ramdev announces nationwide stir and agitations

Delhi Police on Sunday imposes prohibitory orders, section 144 for a week in New Delhi district

Anna Hazare will go on hunger strike again on June 8 at Jantar Mantar in Delhi protesting the police action on Baba Ramdev

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