Manipur: Assam Rifles organises Yoga camp for village children

Imphal-   Yoga is not only a set of Asanas, but it is the union of body, mind & soul. It is holistic and integrated science of life dealing with physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health of the individual and society. Practicing Yoga not only keeps you fit, energised but, motivates for a healthy lifestyle.

Due to ongoing COVID restrictions the children are unable to attend school or practice physical activity at home. In these testing times 44 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ 22 Sector AR has come out with a unique way of engaging the young minds and motivating them to follow a healthy lifestyle. The Assam Rifles batallion conducted Yoga session with the village children from Tousum area in Tamenglong district of Manipur.

The enthusiastic children attended the Yoga session with unit instructors. The parents were in attendance with smiles of gratitude towards the unit in motivating their kids for persuing healthy lifestyle through regular physical activity.

The kids pledged to engage themselves for daily dose of atleast one hour physical activity. Stressing upon one hour of excercise dose each day the instructors taught many Yoga asanas to these children.  It shall guide them what to eat, how to eat, when to eat & what to avoid.

The unit also extended sports equipment to these healthy citizens of tomorrow. For the past three days unit is reaching out many far flung villages in Tousum sub division of Tamenglong district as part of its wellness drive in remote villages along Manipur – Assam – Nagaland border.

Certainly these small efforts are fostering new bonds of friendship among locals and Assam Rifles, true to their motto being Friends of North East People. These wellness camps have brought a new ray of hope and best New Year gift to these beautiful souls.


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