Yoga is helpful in physical, mental and spiritual development: Dr. Chowdhary

Bhopal : The Minister for School Education Dr. Prabhuram Chowdhary participated in Mass Surya Namaskar Samaroh held at Subhash Utkrisht Higher Secondary School, Shivaji Nagar on the occasion of Yuva Diwas. Dr. Chowhary performed Surya Namaskar along with students and citizens.

Minister Dr. Chowdhary said that Yoga is the most ancient tradition of India, which has reached common people through Rishi and Munis. He said that Yoga is helpful in physical, mental and spiritual development. He further mentioned that Swami Vivekanand acquainted the World with Indian culture and Yoga. Therefore Surya Namaskar is performed symbolically in Yuva Diwas programme on the birthday of Swami Vivekanand.

The Principal Secretary Smt. Rashmi Arun Shami, Commissioner Public Instruction Smt. Jaishree Kiyawat, other Senior Officers and students in large number performed Surya Namskar and Pranayaam. As many as One lakh students of all the government schools of state, public representatives, teachers and officers performed Surya Namaskar simultaneously on Yuva Diwas.

The programme was started with Vande Matram followed by Madhya Pradesh Gaan. On this occasion, recording of historic speech of Swami Vivekanand in Chicago was played Later on, 3 rounds of Surya Namaskar, Anulom-Vilom, Bhastrika and Bhramri Pranayaam were held. The Surya Namaskar programme concluded with the National Song.