Jamshedpur : From Saryu Roy, food and civil supplies minister, Jharkhand, Bidyut Baran Mahto, MP, Jamshedpur, Jainandu, chairperson, Khadi Village Industries Board, Jharkhand, Amitabh Kaushal, deputy commissioner, East Singhbhum participated in Yoga held at Gopal Maidan to mark International Yoga Day. The district administration organized the event.
Addressing the gathering, Roy said that it is a pride moment to learn that countries across the world has accepted yoga and are celebrating International Day of Yoga today. It is high time that we make yoga a part of our life. Yoga teachers from Patanjali Yogpith who have been contributing their service in teaching yoga were felicitated by Saryu Roy at the Gopal Maidan.
The three main focuses of Hatha yoga (exercise, breathing, and meditation) make it beneficial to those suffering from heart disease, back pain, schizophrenia, stress and it is also useful for cancer patients to decrease depression, insomnia, pain, and fatigue and to increase anxiety control.
Yoga has brought remarkable lifestyle changes in the practitioners.Yoga can be many things to many people. Let us take a step together to discover our ďYoga Way of Life!Ē
Shukla Mahanty, pro vice-chancellor, Kolhan University, NCC officers and principals of various colleges of Kolhan University participated in a session. “I practise yoga regularly and surprisingly, the National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE) have already introduced yoga as a curriculum in M.Ed. I think in future, we will adopt it as a part of college curriculum too,” said Shukla Mahanty.
About 1710 boys from school and colleges and 437 girls from schools and colleges participated in the Yoga Diwas at the Jamshedpur Co-operative College ground guided by NCC officers.
Members of Rotary Club of Jamshedpur (West) also participated along with students of a residential school for orphans- Saptarshi Gurukul in Gamharia, where students have won various yoga competitions.
At National Institute of Technology ( NIT), Adityapur Rambabu Kodali, director, NIT, Jamshedpur and professors participated.
“The whole idea was to promote yoga among students and let them practise it for a stress free life. Everybody including students and teachers enjoyed performing the asanas today.
Some of them which were very simple,” said Rajiv Bhushan, professor-in-charge, media relations, NIT, Jamshedpur.