Make yoga a part of your life: Modi

Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the people to embrace yoga for better physical and mental health.

“Make yoga a part of your life,” the prime minister told thousands of yoga enthusiasts here on the occasion of the International Yoga Day.

“Just as the mobile phone is now a part of your life, make yoga too a part of your life,” he said, drawing applause.

In his brief address, the prime minister said the International Yoga Day had become a mass movement like no other in the world.

The UN last year declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga.

Underlining that yoga was not a religious activity, Modi said it helped to control the mind and maintain a healthy body for a healthy balance between the two.

Yoga, he said, helped people to lead a disciplined life.

–IANS

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