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Sniffer dogs of Army in J&K also practice yoga

These Silent Warriors remain operationally ready to respond to any contingency and are always relied upon by soldiers during sensitive missions. These brave, reliable and indispensable force multipliers along with their handlers have thus earned a mark of respect and garnered a lot of appreciation in the Armed Forces.

Statesman News Service | Jammu |

In a unique observance of the International Yoga Day, “Silent Warriors” (sniffer dogs) of Indian Army on Tuesday participated in Yoga session along the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch.

These Silent Warriors remain operationally ready to respond to any contingency and are always relied upon by soldiers during sensitive missions.

These brave, reliable and indispensable force multipliers along with their handlers have thus earned a mark of respect and garnered a lot of appreciation in the Armed Forces.

Yoga was practiced across the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Indian Army troops, ITBP, CRPF, SSB and police jawans participated in the event by practicing yoga at the Siachen Glacier and down in the plains of Jammu.

Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha along with Kapil Patil, union minister of state, practiced yoga at the Dal Lake in Srinagar. Large number of people and government officials participated in the event.

In Ladakh, Lt. Governor RK Mathur led the celebrations wherein more than 2000 participants including guests from all over the nation, government officials and students performed yogasanas at the Football Stadium in Leh.

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh along with large number of people and BSF personnel practiced yoga at the International Border (IB) post at Suchetgarh in Jammu district.

Army, ITBP and BSF units along the International Border (IB), Line of Control (LOC) and Line of Actual Control (LAC) also practiced yoga.

NCC cadets also practiced yoga at various places. Officials of government offices and organisations also participated in the event.