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Atlantans Rally to Support Ramdev’s Solidarity Fast

Hundreds of Atlanta’s Indian community came together to extend their support to Indian Yoga Guru Baba Ramev’s “Time for Action” solidarity and fast on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the Global Mall in Norcross. 

Ramdev was joined by over 200,000 citizens of India at the Ramlila Ground in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, June 4 for a fast to protest against corruption and a demand to bring back t0 the nation $ 9 trillion of black money, which is a national wealth.

The event, which was free and open to the public, was co-sponsored by members of the local Atlanta Chapters of the Bharat Swabhiman Overseas, and the Friends of India Society International groups. The event covered a documentary on corruption by Late Shri Rajiv Dixit, presentations on corruption, GATT agreement by Bharat Somal and Dhiru Shah, Yoga session by Nagesh and Madhavi Kasam. It was supported by Dr Sujatha Reddy, Pratap Singh, Amitabh Sharma, to name a few. 

The Bharat Swabhiman Overseas, Inc. is an international, non-denominational and non- political association of the individuals – drawn from among the Indian Diaspora and the Publics in which the said Diaspora resides- who will educate the wider public about India, its glorious past, turbulent present and future role for world peace, balance and stability as envisioned by Baba Ramdev.

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