Tiruchirapalli

It’s yoga everywhere as people come together with enthusiasm

For mind and body: Students and public participating in a yoga session on the occasion of International Yoga Day in Tiruchi on Friday.

For mind and body: Students and public participating in a yoga session on the occasion of International Yoga Day in Tiruchi on Friday.  

People of all ages practised yoga at various events across the city to mark International Day of Yoga on Friday.

The Tiruchi Corporation promoted the concept of Clean Tiruchi at a public session of yoga organised on Uzhavar Sandhai grounds at Thennur. Manoj Achariya, a yoga instructor, led the session while students of a few private colleges, parents and the general public joined in.

More than 2,500 students and NCC cadets from schools in BHEL Township performed yoga under the supervision of teachers. Yoga sessions were also conducted for employees and members of the BHEL Community Centre Ladies Club.

Tiruchi railway division organised yoga programmes at a couple of places in which officers and staff participated.

Similar programmes were organised at Diesel Loco Shed, Tiruchi, Golden Rock Railway Hospital, besides Villupuram and Thanjavur railway stations.

3 (TN) CTC, NCC Tiruchi organised a quiz and poster-making competition as part of an awareness programme highlighting the health benefits of yoga at 13 colleges and four schools in the city.

Confederation of Indian Industry and Young Indians (Tiruchi chapter) organised a guided session at St. Joseph's Institute of Management where about 150 persons participated.

NSS Cell of Bharathidasan University, in association with Centre for Swami Vivekananda Studies and Centre for Spirituality and Yogic Sciences, commemorated the day with encouraging the NSS volunteers to spread the importance of yoga to the public.

Vice-Chancellor P. Manisankar, staff and students took part in the event,

Pudukkottai

Government Medical College, Pudukkottai, organised an event in which Superintendent of Police S. Selvaraj inaugurated Yoga Research Laboratory in the outpatient block. In his address, he said yoga was necessary not only for the body but also for the mind.

A sound mind would always be present in a sound body, he said, adding one had to keep fit physically and spiritually.

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