Yoga Guru Ramdev's Apology In Misleading Ads Case

This is the second apology in two days…

On Wednesday, 24 April 2024, Yoga guru Ramdev and Balkrishna put out a public apology in newspapers for not complying with the Supreme Court's directions in the case of the misleading advertisement against Patanjali Ayurved Limited.

Patanjali made an apology yesterday as well, but the court had asked if its ad size was similar to the misleading ads of its drugs.

Today’s ad covers one-fourth of a page and is titled "Unconditional Public Apology".

"In wake of the ongoing matter before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India (Writ Petition C. No. 645/2022), we in our capacity as well as on behalf of the Company, unconditionally apologize for the disobedience of directions/ orders of the Hon'ble SC of India," it read.

"We unconditionally extend our apology for holding a meeting/press conference dated 22.11.2023.

We apologize for the mistake made in publishing our advertisements and it is our wholehearted commitment that such errors will not be repeated.

We undertake to abide by the directions and instructions of the Hon'ble Court with due care and utmost sincerity.

We undertake to uphold the majesty of the court and comply with applicable laws and directions of the Hon'ble Court of Law/relevant authorities.

Sincerely, Patanjali Ayurved Limited, Acharya Balkrishna, Swami Ramdev, Haridwar, Uttarakhand," the note added.

The ad published yesterday was smaller and did not specifically mention the names of Ramdev and Balkrishna.

Edited By: Arusha Farooq

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