STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Call to adopt vegetarian food & say no to drugs

A vegetarian diet reduces the risk of many diseases like heart disease, obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, they all said in unison.

Published: 22nd October 2019 06:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd October 2019 07:55 AM   |  A+A-

Some of the delegates who participated in the meet on vegetarianism

By Express News Service

THE two-day international meet on vegetarianism, Antarrashtriya Nashamukt Shakahari Samagam, concluded on Sunday with powerful discussions. Organised by Babji Jai Gurudev Sangat Delhi Pradesh at Ramlila Ground with an objective to inspire the society to adopt vegetarian food and create a drug-free society, it had participants from 32 countries across the world speaking in favour of vegetarian diet.

Delhi’s who’s who attended the meet, including Sanjay Singh (AAP Rajya Sabha member), Mohan Yadav (MLA Ujjain South), Paltu Ram (MLA Balampur Sadar) and Manish Vishnoi (Asia Head Golden Books of world record). Some political leaders from Nepal were also present.

A vegetarian diet reduces the risk of many diseases like heart disease, obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, they all said in unison.

“Adopting a vegetarian diet can be the perfect way to stay healthy and happy as it is a complete diet, which contains all the essential nutrients required by a human body,” said Umakant ji Maharaj on the occasion. “World Vegetarian Day is observed annually around the planet on October 1. In India we all should celebrate this day as to motivate maximum people to follow vegetarian diet,” added Vishnoi.
A highlight of the event was a display of 250 dishes made with gram flour.

Stay up to date on all the latest Delhi news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp