CUJ celebrates International Day of Yoga
Jun 21, 2017

On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, Central University of Jammu organized a programme at its Temporary Academic Block (TAB), Sainik Colony, Jammu.

The programme was organized by the Yoga Centre of Central University of Jammu wherein Sh. Kavinder Gupta, Hon’ble Speaker of Legislative Assembly of J&K was the chief guest while Prof. Ashok Aima, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of CUJ presided over the function and Sh. Vikram Randhwa, MLC was special guest on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Kavinder Gupta said that “Yoga is our old culture and tradition which keeps our body and mind pure”. He emphasized the need of Yoga as regular exercise in today’s frazzled lifestyle which leads to a healthy and peaceful life.

Highlighting the importance of Yoga Prof. Ashok Aima, in his address said that “In today’s time, nation building is related to character building and character building is incomplete without adopting Yoga in our day-to-day routine.
Sh. Vikram Randhawa said that “everybody should adopt Yoga regularly which eradicates mental stress and keeps the body, mind and intellect fit.”

Earlier, Sh. Sanjay Aseen, Yoga Expert, educated the participants about various Yoga postures & Asans.
Dr. D.L.Choudhary, Incharge The Yoga Centre of CUJ apprised about the one month free Yoga Camps which was started on 21st May and culminated on 21st June. He said that during this month long campaign more than twelve hundred people were trained and various programmes were organized at more than 18 places wherein NGO’S, Schools and people from civil society also participated. He also expressed his gratitude to Prof. Ashok Aima, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor for his overwhelming support to organize the Yoga camp.Certificates & mementos were also distributed to the Schools, NGO’s and individuals who were part of the Yoga camp. Sh. S.K.Jain presented formal vote of thanks in the end.

Prof. Indu Aima, Dr. K.C.Sharma, Prof. N.K.Tripathi, Prof. S.K.Sharma were also present in the programme.