KULLU, DECEMBER 21
The district-level river festival on the theme ‘Meri Beas, Jeevan ki Aas’ was held under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ at Nature Park, Mohal, four km from here, today. Kullu DC Ashutosh Garg participated in the session of yoga by the Art of Living in the morning. Officers and employees of various departments and commoners were taught various poses of yoga.
Yogacharya Sundar Singh Thakur explained the importance of yoga in detail and explained yoga procedures. He said that yoga was a mode which saved a person from many diseases. He emphasized that yoga should be done under the supervision of an instructor as if done incorrectly it can be harmful. He said that breathing is of great importance in yoga.
Kullu DC Ashutosh Garg said that yoga was necessary for the officers and employees as it helped in coming out from mental pressure and kept the body healthy. He said that such yoga sessions would be organized frequently.
Superintending Engineer of Jal Shakti Department and Nodal Officer of River Festival KR Kulvi said in the second session a painting competition for schoolchildren on the theme ‘Nadi Hamara Jeevan’ (river our lifeline) was organized. — OC