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Jail Inmates & Staff Celebrate Yoga Day: Sohan Singh Thandal

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Chandigarh (Punjab) , 21 Jun 2016

In tandem with celebrations across the country, more than 8500 inmates along with nearly 500 members of prison staff of the 26 jails across the state participated in the yoga programmes held in the jails to mark the second International Yoga Day today, informed Mr. Sohan Singh Thandal, Jails Minister Punjab.Inmates and prison officials enthusiastically participated in the event which was organised early this morning, said he. They practised various Yoga Asanas under the guidance of Yoga experts and vowed to continue with the same on regular basis.  This will lead to physical and mental well-being of prisoners and create a positive atmosphere in jails, he added.Explaining the relevance of yogic asanas in combating lifestyle diseases the experts motivated the jail inmates to perform the asanas on regular basis.

 

 

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