Modi to attend International Yoga Day at Chandigarh
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he would attend the second International Yoga Day programme at Chandigarh.
“On June 21, International Day of Yoga, I will join a programme in Chandigarh to practice yoga with them,” he said in his radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
He stressed that prevention was better than cure and “Yoga Day is not merely an event, it inspires to include it in our daily routine for 20-30 minutes.”
“Poor families have to spend too much for health issues. But there is no cost involved in being healthy,” Modi added.
The International Yoga Day was declared to be internationally recognised by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on December 11, 2014.
Prime Minister suggested the date, June 21, in his address to the UN General Assembly.
Happy to see girl students shine: Modi
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the students on their success in various examinations, and said he was “happy to see girl students shine”.
“Congratulations to all candidates for their scores in examinations. Happy to see girl students shine,” Modi said in his radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
He spoke about a student, Gaurav from Madhya Pradesh, who had scored 89 percent but his family was not happy as they wanted him to get 90 percent.
Modi in his message to Gaurav said: “I have read your letter and I am sure there are many like you out there.”
“Why to find negativity from everything. It would be better if everyone around you had celebrated your scores,” he added.