5th Int’l Yoga Day observed in Rajshahi

24 June, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: The 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY)-2019 was celebrated by the Assistant Indian High Commission here on Sunday with around 1,500 people of different ages doing Yoga together at Rajshahi College playground, reports BSS.

Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzman Liton and Commissioner of Rajshahi division Nur-Ur-Rahman graced the programme.

Assistant Indian High Commissioner Sanjeeb Kumar Bhatty delivered the welcome remarks.

Sports associations, Yoga associations and institutes, students from various schools, colleges and universities participated in the celebrations of IDY. Celebrities including sports personalities including cricketer Khaled Masud Pilot, among others, also participated at the event.

Disseminating her expertise on the issue Indian Yoga Teacher Dimpy Kapoor, who conducted the yoga session, says regular yoga practice is very important for both physical and mental happiness coupled with generating self-confidence and courage in human being.

Yoga can also bring joy and peace in body and mind and its practice is very much significant to keep the body disease-free and workable.

She told the large-gathering identically that yoga plays an important role towards maintaining connection between body and mind.

Regular yoga practice reduces many physical disorders like high blood pressure, lever problem, constipication, skin disease, obesity, arthritis, asthma, diabetes and migraine.

In his remarks, Mayor Liton says yoga practice is a complete exercise method for human being. It acts as a bigger antibiotic to protect the body from various diseases. Many of the physicians are now seen saying about exercise for physical fitness.

According to the present medical science, only medicines cannot be the means of sound health.

He, however, put emphasis on enhancing the requisite facilities for yoga practice together with generating public awareness in this regard.