Baba Ramdev apologises for his comment on allopathy!
After facing a backlash on social media platforms, and the health minister's letter, Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday withdrew his recent statements on allopathic medicine.
Ramdev's statement on allopathic medicine which had triggered strong protests from the medical fraternity.
In a video circulated on social media, Ramdev was heard saying allopathy is "a stupid science" and medicines such as remdesivir, fabiflu, and other drugs approved by the Drugs Controller General of India have failed to treat Covid-19 patients.
Following that, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan had asked yoga guru Ramdev to withdraw derogatory remarks "Hon'ble Minister, I have received your letter. I withdraw my statement, putting to rest the controversy over various medical practices... (jee aapaka patr praapt hua, uske sandarbh mein chikitsa paddatiyon ke sangharsh ke is poore vivaad ko khedapoorvak viraam dete hue main apna vaktavya vaapis leta hoon)," Ramdev tweeted from his personal Twitter handle, attaching his statement.
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