Governor and first lady participate in yoga session
GUWAHATI,: As a run-up to the celebrations of International Day of Yoga 2020, a virtual yoga programme got underway in Raj Bhavan on Thursday with the participation of Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi and first lady Prem Mukhi.
The virtual yoga programme was held in view of the COVID-19 pandemic has been facilitated by AMTRON which digitally connected yoga enthusiasts from the Directorate of Sports, Marwari Yuba Mancha, Akhil Bharatiya Marwari Mahila Samity, Kreera Bharati, Bharat Scouts and Guides, CII, FICCI, Lions Club, Byatikram MASDO along with officers and staff of Raj Bhavan.
Inaugurating the four-day programme which will culminate on June 21 on the day of International Day of Yoga, Governor Prof. Mukhi highlighted the importance of yoga and said that yoga is an ancient art and science originated in India and seen as a powerful way of up-keeping one's good health. He also said that yoga is a creative way to release stress and keep oneself healthy and happy. He also said that in view of COVID-19 pandemic and its huge toll on the lives of human being, yoga is looked upon as the potential tool to remain fit and healthy and strengthen the body's natural disease fighting capability, a press release said.
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