PM Modi accepts Virat Kohli's 'Fitness challenge', releases video of himself undertaking Yoga

In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister appealed "to every Indian" to devote some part of the day towards fitness.

Published: 13th June 2018 10:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th June 2018 11:36 AM   |  A+A-

PMModi seen doing his morning exercise. (SCreengrab | Twitter/Narendra Modi)


NEW DELHI Accepting cricket star Virat Kohli's fitness challenge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday released a video of himself undertaking Yoga and other exercises.

In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister appealed "to every Indian" to devote some part of the day towards fitness.

"Here are moments from my morning exercises. Apart from Yoga, I walk on a track inspired by the Panchtatvas or 5 elements of nature - Prithvi, Jal, Agni, Vayu, Aakash. This is extremely refreshing and rejuvenating. I also practice breathing exercises.

#HumFitTohIndiaFit," he wrote.

The Prime Minister advised the citizens to "Practice any set of exercises you are comfortable with and you will see the positive difference it will make in your life!" Mr Modi also nominated Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy among others for the 'Fitness Challenge'.

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"I am delighted to nominate the following for the #FitnessChallenge: Karnataka's CM Shri @hd_kumaraswamy.

India's pride and among the highest medal winners for India in the 2018 CWG, @manikabatra_TT.

The entire fraternity of brave IPS officers, especially those above 40," he wrote in the micro blogging site.

The Union Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's had thrown up #HumFitTohIndiaFit campaign and had urged citizens to shoot a video of their "fitness mantra" and share it.

On May 23, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli took the campaign forward and gave a fitness challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, star cricketer MS Dhoni, and his actress wife Anushka Sharma.

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  • Radar

    Brilliant and inspiring . I have never seen a leader so dedicated to his health and work. Makes one feel proud.
    6 months ago reply
    • Ranga Hyderabad

      Our PM boasts in the Face book without paying attention to the martyred Jawans and soldier He used the technology to boast himself Is ITs it shameful t toIndia????
      6 months ago reply
    • Moosa Odhisa

      We haven't seen the PM like this The Jawans are martyred daily but the boasting PM didn't have time to take action against this
      6 months ago reply
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