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More reports on ‘International Yoga Day’

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 6/22/2019 12:17:27 PM IST

International Yoga Day was observed by various organisations and institutions across Nagaland on June 21. 

KVR Cantt: Kendriya Vidyalaya Rangapahar fraternity including students, teachers, non-teaching staff actively participated in the demonstration session of the various asanas followed by Omkar chanting. At the inaugural speech principal of the Vidyalaya MK Tewari reflected on the importance of regular yoga to remain fit and improve concentration power of the students. The programme also highlighted various competitions for the students such as slogan writing, poster making and painting to create awareness and for promoting a healthy lifestyle amongst the youngsters. 
GHSS Bhandari: Teachers and students of GHSS Bhandari observed the day with 28 Assam Rifle (AR). GHSS Bhandari principal Sunil Thakur enlightened the students about the importance and benefits of various postures both physical and mental well-being. 
NU Lumami: In Nagaland University (NU), Lumami, university registrar Dr. Abemo was chief guest. A press release from PRO & coordinator, IDY 2019, Peter Ki, stated that chief guest in his speech highlighted the brief history of the celebration of the day.
He exhorted everyone to practice yoga for the good of the body, mind, and soul and to promote peace and harmony. 
Yoga practice was led by Somnath Chakraborty. Dr. Krishna Kant Upadhyay, director, CDC, gave away the prizes to the Keviphruonuo Kuotsu, Ikatoli, Tovinali, and Hinoto Chophy for their excellent performance of Yoga Asanas. The judges were Dr. Krishna Kant Upadhyay & Albert Khizho, deputy registrar, exam section. More than 100 students including university officers & staff, KVK staff, and KV students attended the programme. 
Meanwhile, the university yoga committee had held its preparatory meeting on June 12, wherein suggestions were made for short-term and long-term activities related to Yoga for the health and well-being of the staff and students. Yoga demonstrations were also given by Prof. A. K. Singh, Political Science, and prof. M. K. Sinha, Economics.

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