International Yoga Day celebrations held at Shakar Chiktan, Shargole, Drass, Zanskar, Taisuru



KARGIL, JUNE 21, 2022: The 8th International Yoga Day 2022 was celebrated today at Shakar Chiktan, Shargole, Drass, Zanskar and Taisuru where participants took part in yoga sessions with great enthusiasm.

The main program was held in the school ground of Higher Secondary School Chiktan where Sub Divisional Magistrate Mohd Sharif presided over the function.

In the program, BDC Chairperson, Sarpanch, Naib Sarpanch and Lambardar headquarter Chiktan and all the officers of the subdivision besides about 35 students were present. Sadiq Ali was the yoga instructor on the occasion.

Later, in his address the SDM highlighted the importance of International Yoga Day and stressed making yoga a daily routine.

A similar function was organized at Higher Secondary School ground Shargole where I/C Tehsildar, Sonam Joldan was the chief participant. At both places, the ZPEO were nodal officers.

The IYD 2022 was also celebrated in the premises of SDH Drass in which all heads of departments along with staff members, students of GDC Drass, HSS Drass and middle school Drass participated in the event.

The program started with a welcome speech by instructor Hassan followed by different types of yoga exercises under Anil (instructor). Hassan explained the benefits of different types of yoga. Addressing the gathering, SDM Drass urged the participants to follow yoga in day-to-day life to remain physically and mentally fit.

The International Yoga Day was also celebrated at Government Higher Secondary School Padum Zanskar with great zeal and enthusiasm.

More than 350 students, teachers of Govt. Model Degree College, Govt. Higher Secondary School and other various government and private schools attended the event.

The yoga instructor engaged by Physical Education Department instructed the participants about various steps of Yoga and its benefits for physical and mental health.

SDM Zanskar Sonam Dorjay along with all department officers and their staff also attended Yoga day celebration at the venue.

While addressing the gathering, the SDM congratulated the organizing committee headed by Dr Kacho Anwar LDO Zanskar and staff of Zonal Physical Education Department Zanskar for organizing the event successfully.

The IDY was celebrated at Damsna Taisuru where the function was presided over by Tehsildar Taisuru Sajad Hussain. District Coordinator NYK Kargil, BMO Taisuru, tehsil level officers, volunteers of NYK Kargil and students of different schools participated in the yoga session.

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8th International Yoga Day celebrated in Kargil

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