Message of benefits of yoga must reach everyone:Gov

ITANAGAR, Jun 13: Governor Dr BD Mishra chaired a coordination meeting at the Raj Bhavan here on 13 June for the conduct of International Yoga Day on 21 June, and emphasised that the message of benefits of yoga must reach everyone in the country so that they can adopt it to their advantage.
“This public interest objective can be achieved by organising the International Yoga Day in maximum number of places and by good participation at every district headquarters, circle headquarters, school, town and village”, he said and appealed to every citizen of the state to be part of it.
He elaborated how yoga is a 5,000-year-old wellness pursuit of Indian origin, conceptualised, formalised and practiced by ancient luminaries for physical, mental and spiritual upliftment and to provide harmony of the body and mind.
Chief Secretary Satya Gopal informed that Chief Minister Pema Khandu will be participating in the International Yoga Day celebration with the state police personnel at the state police headquarters, while Speaker TN Thongdok will be part of the yoga event in the state banquet hall and the deputy speaker will participate in a yoga event at the assembly hall.
Later, the speaker also called on the governor and discussed on the details of yoga day celebration.
The governor will also participate in the yoga day celebration at Rajiv Gandhi University and his wife Neelam Misra will participate in the celebration at Raj Bhavan Darbar Hall.
Among others, Secretary District Administration Sadhana Deori, along with senior officers of the Health and Family Welfare and Information and Public Relations departments were present in the meeting.(PRO Gov)