On the Occasion of International Yoga Day, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal joined ‘Dilli Ki Yogshala’ to promote and practice yoga in the national capital.
Kejriwal took part in a mega-yogshala organised under the Dilli Ki Yogshala initiative at Thyagraj Stadium on Tuesday. The event witnessed Kejriwal and Sisodia practice Yoga with over hundreds of practitioners and beneficiaries of the Yogshala scheme.
Motivating the people to switch over to a healthier life through Yoga, the CM said, “Throughout India, Delhi has become the city with the highest number of people doing Yoga in its parks. We are now on a mission to take this number from thousands to lakhs.”
He further said, “Our aim is to now ensure that every Delhiite takes up Yoga and never falls sick. If Yoga becomes a part of one’s life, it frees them of all diseases and tensions.”
Come be a part of ‘Dilli Ki Yogshala’, if you want to take up yoga, then call us on 9013585858, Delhi Government will provide you yoga teachers for free, stated Kejriwal.
The Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia leading the yoga routine besides the CM, tweeted, “More than 17 thousand people practise yoga under ‘Dilli ki Yogshala’ at 546 locations in Delhi on the occasion of International Yoga Day. Dilli Ki Yogashala runs daily, it is not just a Yoga Day gimmick, we aim to make two crore Delhiites adopt yoga in their everyday life.”
Dilli Ki Yogshala is a Delhi Government initiative that aims to make yoga accessible by bringing it to one’s door for free.
Under the scheme, Delhi Government provides a free yoga trainer to groups of 25 to learn yoga in community spaces and parks of the national capital. So far, 17,000 citizens have opted in for the scheme at 546 parks and public spaces across the national capital.
CM said, “Yoga provides a great deal of peace in one’s life. Yoga helps the body to grow healthier and the mind to relax. If yoga becomes a way of life, both the body and the mind will be at ease. We know that yoga can help with a variety of ailments. There are numerous illnesses for which no cure has yet been discovered through medicine, but which can be healed by practising yoga.”