Nagpur: Yoga should be adopted as a lifestyle by people in the country which will help them to live without stress, Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said today.
Gadkari led the people of Nagpur in practising ‘asanas’ as part of the International Yoga Day celebrations at Yeshwant Stadium here early this morning.
He said yoga has many benefits as it keeps one healthy and disease free, provides inner peace and also helps develop the personality of an individual.
“Yoga is the best exercise to stay healthy and stay away from diseases, and indeed it should be adopted by the people as a lifestyle,” Gadkari said addressing the yoga enthusiasts.
The Yoga Day was organised by Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Janardan Swamy Yogabhayasi Mandal and other organisations in which lakhs of people, including children and and senior citizens, took part.
District Guardian and state Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, city Mayor Pravin Datke, legislators Milind Mane, Vikas Kumbhare and N G Ganar, Municipal Commissioner Shrawan Hardikar were present on the occasion.