The third International Yoga Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm across the twin states of Haryana and Punjab. Chief minister, ministers, MLAs and chief parliamentary secretaries took part in district level functions in Haryana.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was the chief guest in district level function organised in Indri in Karnal. Yoga Day celebrations were also held in Union Territory Chandigarh at Chandigarh. Addressing a gathering on the occasion, Khattar lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to make Yoga Day an international event. Khattar touched upon several steps which the BJP government in the state has taken for promoting yoga.
In Punjab, Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan participated in International Yoga Day function held in Amritsar.
In Bathinda, Union MP and SAD MP from there Harsimrat Kaur Badal took part in function in the city.
Union Health Minister J P Nadda, BJP MP from Chandigarh Kirron Kher and Chandigarh BJP president Sanjay Tandon and party’s senior leader Satya Pal Jain were also present.
“Yoga is our ancient discipline, it helps strength mind and intellect. We can keep our body free from disease by doing yoga regularly. I want that more and more people should adopt yoga in their daily lives,” Nadda told reporters at Chandigarh.
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