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‘International Yoga Day-2022’ celebrations held across Kashmir

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DCs lead Yoga sessions

SRINAGAR: On the eighth edition of ‘International Day of Yoga’-2022 (IDY), functions/celebrations were held across Kashmir division to mark the day and raise awareness of the many benefits of practicing yoga.

On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioners, other officers and officials besides youth, students and public were seen performing yoga during symbolic yoga sessions in all the districts of Kashmir.

The theme of this year’s IDY is ‘Yoga for Humanity’. Yoga has been beneficial in keeping the body and mind in sound health. A holistic approach, Yoga targets all the different systems of the body and mind. It is said that the asanas make the body strong and flexible, as health improves; the mind too is renewed with confidence.

At Baramulla, the International Yoga day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and zeal with the main function held at Indoor Sports Stadium Baramulla in which a large number of school children participated.

The function was organized by District Youth Services and Sports Baramulla with an active collaboration of Degree College Baramulla.

The function was attended by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar as the chief guest and other dignitaries of concerned departments.

At Budgam, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today participated in the International Yoga Day function held at Indoor Stadium Budgam, where hundreds of youth joined the training sessions.

The function was organized jointly by Nehru Yuva Kendra Budgam and the Department of Youth Service and Sports Budgam in collaboration with the Department of Ayush and Education.

As many as 350 both male and female participants took part with great enthusiasm and zeal. 

At Pulwama, the Department of Youth Services and Sports today organized the celebration of International Yoga Day at Hockey Turf, Boys Higher Secondary School Pulwama.

The programme was attended by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary, SSP Awantipora, and all District Officers, public, students and employees whereas symbolic yoga demonstrations were performed at DPL, Distt Hospital, Distt Correctional Home, Quarantine Centres, Orphanage Centre and Social Welfare office.

At Shopian, the International Yoga Day was today celebrated across Shopian district with the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya presiding over the main event held at District Headquarter, Mini Secretariat Lawns.

The Yoga sessions at district level were organised by Youth Services Sports Department, Shopian in collaboration with Department of Education and Ayush, Shopian and was attended by District Officers, staff of different departments, students and locals.

At Kulgam, the International Yoga Day-2022 was celebrated across district Kulgam with the main function held at the lawns of the mini-secretariat Kulgam. 

The Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi Ud-Din Bhat;  SSP Kulgam, Dr G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy, officers and officials of various departments, students of various schools/institutions participated in the Yoga sessions.

At Bandipora, International Yoga Day was celebrated across Bandipora district on Tuesday as special Yoga sessions were held in all playgrounds and educational institutions. 

The Department of Ayush Bandipora in collaboration with the District Administration and District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) organised a grand function at Mini-Secretariat Bandipora to celebrate the International Day of Yoga.

Students, officers and officials from Ayush, District Youth Services and Sports, Forest Training School Cadets and District Yoga Asana Academy participated in the programme. 

Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmed was the chief guest on the occasion.

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