VAJK celebrates Yoga Day at MA Stadium



JAMMU: As part of celebrations of International Yoga Day, the office bearers of Volleyball Association of Jammu and Kashmir organised a Yoga camp at MA Stadium, here on Tuesday.
Players from the three sports disciplines of volleyball, basketball and handball and sports lovers participated in the camp in large number to make it a success.
Chief Handball coach of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Dev Raj and Rajeev Dogra (SAI Volleyball coach) asked the youth to come forward in generating awareness among the public towards the advantages of Yoga.
Interacting with campers, Kuldeep Magotra, Chief Executive Officer of VAJK, highlighted India’s role in promoting Yoga worldwide with proclamation of International Day of Yoga by United Nations in 2015. Ramesh Sharma, Treasurer VAJK, also endorsed on the occasion with promotion of Yoga life expectancy of human beings has risen.
Vijay Magotra, General Secretary VAJK said popularity and practice of Yoga in the world in general and in India in particular has proved a boon during COVID-19 pandemic wherein mortality rates of human beings have been declined to a greater extent. He further called upon the youth to adopt Yoga a way of healthy living.
The office bearers of VAJK allover JKUT have organized various awareness progs on the themes ‘Yoga for Humanity’ in coordination with the stakeholders to spread the message in every nook and corner of JKUT.
Our District affiliated Volleyball Associations have organized similar programmes in Kulgam, Poonch and Udhampur as per reports received so far.