Jogulamba Gadwal: Gadwal MLA B Krishna Mohan Reddy said yoga was the only way to relieve children, teenagers and adults from stress they go through everyday and suggested yoga to be included in daily regimen so that people could live a stress-free and healthy life.
Reddy performed yoga asanas along with hundreds of people at the Indoor Stadium in Gadwal town, at the International Yoga Day event organised jointly by Patanjali Yoga Samgham and AYUSH wing of the Department of Medical and Health on Friday.
Speaking at the event, he said yoga was an ancient science and art, gifted to the world by India, which is now practiced across the world. He said yoga not only relieved people from stress but also had the capacity to enhance memory power in students.
During the event, Ashok Acharya, who has been trained in yoga at Haridwar Yoga camp, performed several yoga asanas which impressed the participants. District Medical and Health Officer Dr Rajender Kumar left the participants spell-bound, as he performed ‘Sheershasan’ at the event.
Warangal celebrates Yoga Day at Thousand Pillar temple
Warangal Urban: The Field Outreach Bureau, Warangal, celebrated ‘International Day of Yoga’ at the historical Thousand Pillar temple, Hanamkonda, in association with Archeological Survey of India (ASI), Warangal Circle, on Friday.
Warangal Urban District Forest Officer (DFO) Dr Lingamurthy, Warangal Rural District Forest Officer K Purushottam, Endowment Officer Venugopal, Archeological Survey Warangal Incharge Madipally Mallesham, Dr. S Shiva Subramanyam, Field Publicity Officer Ardha Srinivas Patel Ardha participated. Yoga asana competition was organised on the occasion. Around 600 people including women and students participated in the programme.
Rallies mark Yoga Day festivities
Mancherial: The International Yoga Day was observed in Mancherial district on Friday. Rallies were held to mark the occasion.
Yoga practitioners and enthusiasts organised rally in several parts of the district. They demonstrated certain postures of the ancient way to fitness and urged public to follow it to get rid of diseases. They opined that yoga could help people lead a healthy life and tackle crisis of life.
Members of Sri Bhagavadgeeta Adyayana Mandali, Sri Swamy Vivekananda Trust and Maithri Yoga and Nature Cure Centre belonging to the town took part in the rallies.
In the meantime, authorities of Singareni Collieries Company Limited’s Srirampur Area organized a rally and a programme at Pragathi Stadium in Srirampur.