The International Yoga day celebrations were attended by about 300 participants drawn from IRP 11th Bn Anantnag, District Police Anantnag, Students of different Schools and District Ayush Team Anantnag.
Various dignitaries also attended the event.
Rayees Mohmmad Bhat, DIG SKR Anantnag was the Chief Guest on the occasion and DDC Chairman Mohd Yousuf Gorsi was the Special Guest. Among the other dignitaries who attended the event were Sh. Ashish Mishra, SSP Anantnag; Sandeep Mehta, SSP, Commandant, IRP 11th Bn, Dr Ali Mohmmad, District Ayush Officer and their team of Doctors and demonstrators.
At the outset, the National Anthem was played.
Later, Dr Irfana Khan of Ayush Team explained the importance and meaning of Yoga where-as, Dr Shazia Abbas along with her team of Yoga Instructors displayed the common Yoga protocol and made the participants do various Yoga Asanas.
After the conclusion of the Yoga protocol, the participants were addressed by the chief guest, DIG SKR Anantnag. He spoke in detail about the importance of Yoga in our daily lives and called upon everyone to practice Yoga to maintain balance in every sphere of their personal and professional lives.
He also suggested that participants working in the police department take a Yoga break during the day time to relax and rejuvenate themselves in order to enhance productivity at work.
The chief guest complimented the CO IRP 11th Bn for organizing such an impressive event to commemorate the 9th International Yoga Day and also thanked the Ayush Team Anantnag.