Baba Ramdev’s Coronavirus Medicine & Law

The Union Ministry of AYUSH took suo moto cognizance of the media reports regarding the medicines developed by Baba Ramdev's, Patanjali Ayurved Ltd., for treatment of coronavirus. The Ministry has asked the company to not make such advertisements until they are verified by the concerned authorities. The Ministry also stated such advertisments are regulated by Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisments) Act, 1954. Senior Law Professor, Faizan Mustafa explains the importance of this act and its judicial history.