PU to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21

Punjab News Express | June 20, 2019 11:00 AM

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University, Chandigarh is going to celebrate International Yoga Day on  June 21, at Gymnasium Hall of Panjab University Chandigarh under outreach program of Directorate of Sports, Panjab University Chandigarh. In series of International Yoga Day, Panjab University has already organised a free one month Yoga camp from  May 21  July 20. During the camp; Meditation, cultural Yogic exercise and Yoga protocol are being practised.

        Today Directorate of Sports, Panjab University Chandigarh has organized Yoga awareness walk from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. within Panjab University campus for developing awareness and interest for healthy living through Yoga among the faculty members and residents. The Yoga Awareness Walk started from the Gymnasium Hall to Entire Campus. The Yoga Awareness Walk was Flag off by Prof. Naval Kishore former Dean College Development Council and DSW, Panjab University Chandigarh.

The other distinguish personalities from the field of academic and Sports who has participated in the Yoga Awareness walk are Prof. Emaual Nahar- DSW, Prof. Neena Kaplesh- DSW Women, Dr. Neeru Malik, Fellow, Panjab University, Prof. Navdeep Sharma-Coordinator NSS, Baba Balwinder Singh-Arjuna Awardee,  Dr.Ravneet Duggal, girls hostel no.-3, Dr. Praveen, Boys HostelNo.-5, Dr. Naresh- Boys Hostel no. 8, Dr. Namita- girls Hostel no.-6, Dr. Kamla- Girls Hostel no.-2, Dr. Rajeev, Dr. Praveen, Dr. Negi. Almost more than 300 students from field of Sports, NSS, NCC and Hostel residents has participated during the walk. The participants show great enthusiasm towards yoga and their benefits.

On occasion of  ‘International Day of Yoga’ on 21 June, 2019 the Panjab University is going to organize special Yoga session at Panjab University Gymnasium Hall from 6:00 to 7:45 a.m in which Yoga Protocol, Meditation & lecture on yoga will be organized. The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Panjab University, Chandigarh Prof. Raj Kumar has given their kind consent to be the chief guest for the function. All the faculty members of teaching and non-Teaching with their family members are cordially invited to attend the function.

The participants are requested to come in white T-shirt/Shirt. All the participants will get the refreshment and certificate of participation after the completion of the function.

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