Netizens react with memes after AYUSH Ministry stops Patanjali’s ‘coronil’ ads

After the AYUSH ministry's statement, social media was flooded with memes and jokes by users, ridiculing Patanjali for the development.

A meme posted by a user on Twitter, after the AYUSH ministry's statement. Photo: Twitter

After the AYUSH ministry on Tuesday (June 23) directed to stop yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali firm from advertising its latest product ‘Coronil’, which claims to cure COVID-19, and asked to furnish proof of the claim, social media was flooded with hilarious memes ridiculing the development.

Post the product’s launch, the AYUSH ministry and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that they were not involved or aware of any medical trials carried out by Patanjali. They also mentioned that the company has not disclosed any details of the two-stage clinical trial which they claimed to have conducted.

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In a government statement, Patanjali was asked to provide details of the name and composition of medicine being claimed for COVID-19 treatment, and to stop advertising or publicising such claims till the process is completely examined. Patanjali was also asked for details of sites, sample size, hospitals where the research study was conducted, as well as the panel clearances.

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Patanjali has not issued any statement on the ministry’s order yet. However, the development was following with the name of the product vigorously trending on social media, and users reacting to it with memes and jokes.

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