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MANUU observes Yoga Day

MANUU observes Yoga Day
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No one can be a good worker until and unless he is hale and healthy, a fit mind develops in a healthy body only, says Prof Shakeel Ahmed, Pro Vice-Chancellor, MANUU, during International Yoga Day celebrations.

Hyderabad: No one can be a good worker until and unless he is hale and healthy, a fit mind develops in a healthy body only, says Prof Shakeel Ahmed, Pro Vice-Chancellor, MANUU, during International Yoga Day celebrations.

National Service Scheme (NSS) Cell of Maulana Azad National Urdu University organized Yoga Utsav on Thursday as part of Yoga Day at Indore Sports Complex in the campus. “Yoga helps in keeping both body and mind healthy & fit and that’s why everyone should do it as a daily practice,” he added. Dr MA Sikandar, Registrar said that he has participated in Yoga Shivir and knows yoga to some extent. He used to do yoga daily in the morning after offering namaz, he revealed.

He particularly advised students to learn few yoga asanas to overcome the stress of exams. Anything that does no harm and improve health should not be ignored, he added. At the start of the programme, Yogacharya Ramavatar Tiwari of Patanjali Yogpeeth along with team members gave demonstration of various asanas to students, faculty and staff members. He presented asanas helpful in curing various dieseases. On demand, he particularly demonstrated asanas which can be easily done even at work place.

Prof S M Rahmathullah, chairman, organizing committee welcomed the guests and said that Indian Government is promoting yoga, through schools, colleges, universities so that it reaches every home, thus making the country healthier. He also proposed vote of thanks at the end.

Dr Mohammed Fariyad, coordinator, committee conducted the proceedings and said that the University was organizing yoga day regularly since 2015. Members of the organizing committee Dr Mohd Yosuf Khan, Dr BL Meena, Mohd Mujahid Ali, P Habeebullah, B Bhikshapati and Dr Md Wasim Raja took active part in the arrangements. Slogan writing, sketch and poster making competitions for the students were also held on the occasion.

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