Some people are spreading misconceptions about Yoga: Pinarayi Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that some people are spreading misconceptions about Yoga depicting it as a religious practice. He was speaking at the state level inauguration of International Yoga Day here. The CM said that Yoga is not a religious practice and everyone regardless of religion and caste can perform it.
The CM also said that the government will take action to propagate Yoga practice across the state. "All of us are experiencing the negative impacts of lifestyle diseases. Yoga provides exercise for all parts of the body," he added.
International Yoga Day was observed at Raj Bhavan under the leadership of Justice P. Sathasivam. He said that Yoga will help make the people peaceful and healthy. Apart from this, International Yoga Day was observed by various institutions and organisations. Also, International Yoga Day celebrations were held at Kochi Naval Base.