Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday underlined the significance of Yoga in our lives saying that with practice of yoga, our mind, body and intellect thrive in harmony which adds passion and enthusiasm in life. Also, it acts as a stress buster.
The Chief Minister was addressing the participants at concluding day function of 3-day State Level Yoga Training Camp in Panchkula, where Haryana’s brand ambassador for Yoga and Ayurveda Baba Ramdev imparted training to the participants including Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, Ministers, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries, MLAs, Chief Secretary and other senior officers. The Chief Minister said that there is no such medicine which can make life delighted, but it is possible with the help of Yoga. With the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, yoga got recognition worldwide and more than 170 countries of the United Nation Organisation have supported Yoga.
Now, Yoga is touching new heights as Baba Ramdev is also promoting it at international level. He said that this training camp will prove helpful in making International Yoga Programme a great success which is to be organised in Chandigarh on June 21.
It would be the second annual event when entire world would perform yoga on this day. Prime Minister himself would perform yoga with more than 31,000 participants at Capital Complex, Chandigarh and the programme would be telecast worldwide. As many as 10,500 participants from Haryana would participate in the programme. Describing the International Yoga Day as historical, the Chief Minister said that more than 5,000 years old yoga heritage of India would reach worldwide on June 21.
He also lauded the efforts of Patanjali Yogpeeth and Member, Yoga Special Committee in Union Ministry of Ayush Dr Jayadeep Arya for promoting yoga in Haryana. On this occasion, Baba Ramdev said that yoga was limited to a special category of people in ancient times, but now it has become popular with the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Everybody should spare an hour daily for yoga. With the concept of vedic and modern education, Acharyakulum will be set up in each district in the state.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Yoga Guru Baba Ram Dev performing yoga at concluding function on 3-day State Level Yoga Training Camp in Panchkula on Tuesday. DP
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