Shillong, June 21: To mark the Fourth International Yoga Day (IYD), the Border Security Force organized Yoga Camps at FTR HQr, BSF campus and its under command Sectors and Units in which more than 3000 men in uniform including Officers and Jawans along with international community all along the International border of Meghalaya as well as its Headquarters at Umpling Campus (Shillong), Sector Headquarters/Battalions Location at Dobasipara, Prahari Nagar, Dhanakgre (Tura), and Mawpat (Shillong).
Inspector General L Mohanti, IPS BSF Meghalaya inaugurated the 4thInternational Yoga Day-2018. Subordinate officers and other Ranks alongwith their families and students of Senior Secondary School, BSF also participated during the Yoga Day with full zeal and enthusiasm.
The importance of yoga has been felt among the armed forces after the signs of intense stress and psychological problems which have been noticed after these men are forced to live in extreme monotony, physical and mental stress away from their families. The need to enhance their physical robustness as well as mental calibre, has been demanding to follow the old and traditional ways to achieve it besides their routine PT regime, as stated in a press release.