HOJAI:- Along with rest of the World, the 4th International Yoga day was celebrated in Hojai on Thursday under the aegis of Hojai District Administration at Hojai Indoor Stadium Campus.
At around 6:45 AM in the morning, the programme began with lighting the lamp. Hojai's MLA Shiladitya Deb along with Deputy Commissioner of Hojai District Manvendra Pratap Singh, IAS, Superintendent of Police Ankur Jain,IPS and officials from all the department's were present on this occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Legislator Shiladitya Deb said,"Yoga brings a balance between the mind and body and enables an individual to go along a right track"
Deb further stated that in present day context nearly 185 countries are eyeing on India to learn the skills of Yoga, but our youths are enaging themselves in Gym.He urged the denizen's of Hojai to practice Yoga for 15 minutes in regular basis.
DC Manvendra Pratap Singh said, “Performing yoga improves the overall health condition of a person reducing stress and other form of ailments.”
Hundred's of school children, college students, people from all walks of life enthusiastically participated in the event and performed various yoga asan's and pranayam's under the guidance of Yoga Guru and President of Hojai Patanjali Yoga Samity Gopal Das. Children's from SOS Children's Village along with the Village Director Paresh Badyakar, students from Hojai College NCC unit, trainees from Ajmal Foundation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana, Karyakartakas of Hojai Patanjali unit, Sarv Hindustani Parishad also took part in this event.
Other venue's such as CRPF camp, Lachit Yoga Kendra, Life Insurance Corporation Hojai branch and many schools teemed with participants.