Make yoga integral part of life: Mukherjee
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday urged people to make yoga an integral part of life as it promote better health and brings harmony.
Mukherjee was leading some 1,000 people at a yoga event at Rashtrapati Bhavan to mark the second International Yoga Day.
The president said yoga provided mental and physical strength to people. “It will enable them to live a healthy life. It will create overall harmony between body and mind.
“It will enhance mental and physical well-being,” he added.
Yoga a powerful technique: Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday described yoga as a great “ancient powerful technique”.
“Yoga brings several kinds of benefits. It’s a great ancient powerful technique,” Naidu said while taking part in an International Yoga Day event at Connaught Place here.
“Yoga in essence is the integration of body, mind and intellect with the self, individual with the family, the family with the society, society with the nation and the nation with the whole creation,” he added.
Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung and Naidu performed yoga asanas along with thousand on the occasion.