Virudhunagar MLA R. Pandiarajan stressed the importance of yoga for keeping one’s body, mind and soul fit.

Distributing prizes to the winners of the district-level yoga competition organised by Renganayagi Varatharaj College of Engineering, Salvarpatti, here recently under the auspices of Virudhunagar Nehru Yuva Kendra and Swamy Vivekananda Yoga and Skating Association, he said India propagated yoga to 204 countries.


He gave away ‘Champion of the champion’ shield to Muthumari Matriculation School, Thiruthangal, and Harish Matriculation School, Sangampatti.

The first prize went to Nadar Matriculation School, Rajapalayam, and Nadar Nursery School, Thalavaipuram, while the second prize was bagged by Kamaraj Matriculation School, Thalavaipuram, Teresa Nursery School, Sattur, and Ramachandra Gurugulam, Rajapalayam.

The third prize went to Ananda Vidyalaya, Rajapalayam, Gurugulam Vidyalaya, Sattur, and also St. Joseph Nursery School, Mamsapuram.