Srinagar, June 21: Governor N.N. Vohra attended the 4th International Yoga Day organized by the Directorate of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy, J&K, in early morning today at the Sher-i-Kashmir Indoor Sports Complex.
Governor observed that Yoga is a scientific method maintaining the health and balance of the mind and body and its techniques have now been reoriented to suit modern sociological needs and lifestyles, thereby helping in mitigation of diseases and promotion of health.
Emphasizing the importance of Yoga for physical and mental fitness, Governor stressed that yoga should be taught at educational institutions and there should also be special arrangements for teaching it to senior citizens.
Photo, Shah Jahangir/FK
Earlier, Governor participated in the Yoga exercises conducted by Sh. Deepak Sharma, Yoga expert. In this session over 1000 participants of all age groups participated.
Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Principal Secretary Health and Medical Education, in his inaugural address emphasized that people should make yoga an integral part of their life.
Sh. Niraj Kumar, Director Indian Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy, also participated in the yoga session. (GNS)