September 25, 2022

Delhi court turns down ‘Himalayan Yogi’ fame former NSE head Chitra Ramkrishna’s request for home food in custody

A Delhi court docket on Monday bluntly refused a request for residence meals for the ‘Himalayan Yogi’ fame former NSE head Chitra Ramkrishna throughout her custody. The court docket, as a substitute, remanded Ramkrishna to 14-day judicial custody saying that each prisoner should be handled equally and the previous NSE chief was ‘not a VIP.’

Throughout the listening to, the federal probe company CBI mentioned that Ramkrishna had stopped cooperating and giving solely ‘evasive replies.’

Ramkrishna’s lawyer, in keeping with Bar and Bench, requested home-cooked meals for her throughout her judicial custody. The decide replied, “I’ve additionally had the meals many occasions. It is fairly good.”

The protection counsel additionally requested for different gadgets, together with a prayer e-book and masks. Whereas the court docket agreed for prayer e-book, it turned down the request for home-cooked meals saying, ‘VIP prisoners need every little thing then each rule ought to be modified. Each prisoner is identical. She’s not a VIP.’



The CBI had arrested Chitra Ramkrishna final week within the Himalayan yogi scandal case. This was days after it emerged {that a} so-called ‘Himalayan yogi’ was none aside from former NSE group working officer Anand Subramanian. The CBI arrested Subramanian on 25 February after a SEBI report referred to the mysterious yogi influencing Ramakrishna’s actions as Subramanian.

Ramakrishna had appointed Subramanian as her advisor who was later elevated as group working officer at an annual wage of Rs 4.21 crore. She had left the NSE in 2016.

The SEBI has imposed a nice of Rs. 3 crore on Ramakrishna, Rs. 2 crore every on the NSE, Subramanian, former NSE MD and CEO Ravi Narain, and Rs 6 lakh on VR Narasimhan, who was the chief regulatory officer and compliance officer.

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