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International Day of Yoga


3rd International Day of Yoga

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About the Programme


The 3rd International Day of Yoga has been celebrated at Assam University, Silchar on Wednesday, 21st June 2017. The program, organized by the Assam University Sports Board begun at 7 am with brief remarks from the Vice Chancellor at the Netaji Subhas Mancha with about 60 (sixty) participants from different sections of the University fraternity. Prof. Dilip Ch. Nath, Vice Chancellor; Prof. C. R. Bhattacharjee, Director, University Sports Board; Prof. P. B. Mazumder, DSW; Dr Arun Kumar Sharma, Librarian; Sri G. N. Purkayastha, Security & Vigilance Officer; Dr L. Dibamani Singh, Secretary, University Sports Board; and Sri Pankaj Purkayastha and Sri Niranjan Das, members of the University Sports Board took special care for the logistic aspects.

The need for right food habit alongside Yoga regimen for a healthy body and mind has been stressed. The Yoga session was conducted by Sri Shantanu Bhattacharjee as per laid down protocol with lucid explanation of the theoretical basis and benefit of the ‘asanas’and ‘pranayamas’. Specific ‘asanas’ for back pain and diabetic ailment were demonstrated. Quite a few children also joined the program. Security personnel and some from the neighboring area also took part. All participants were provided a white T-shirt with University emblem and International Yoga Day event logo printed on it. The program came to a close following light refreshment. Few selected photographs and videos taken during the occasion are attached.