Central government Shocks Baba Ramdev
Two central government agencies have shocked Baba Ramdev ‘s Pathanjali. Advertisement Standards has also lashed at him. ASCI reacted to complaints filed against Pathanjali that some of its ads contain incorrect information. Advertising Standards Council of India has commented about the ads of Pathanjali saying that it is misleading consumers.
The ASCI received 156 complaints over on Pathanjali from all over the country. Out of the 156 complaints the ASCI received in March, it upheld 90. Of these, 32 were from the education category, 30 in the healthcare & personal care category, 10 in food & beverages category and 18 ads belonged to other categories.
In an advertisement, Patanjali Kesh Kanti Natural Hair Cleanser & Oil, rapping its claim of mineral oil being “carcinogenic in nature” as false and misleading by ambiguity and gross exaggeration. It also said that the advertisement for Patanjali Kachi Ghani Mustard Oil made claims of adulteration in other companies selling edible refined oil. ASCI said that these claims were unsubstantiated and also unfairly denigrated other oils/mustard oil.