JAMMU, Mar 3: Minister for Forest, Environment & Ecology Choudhary Lal Singh today stressed the need to attract people towards Yoga for leading a healthy and cheerful life.
The Minister said this while addressing a gathering during an awareness camp being organized by Ministry of AYUSH under the campaign ‘Diabetes Mukt Bharat’ in Bishnah.
Enumerating the benefit of Yoga, the Minister said besides keeping diabetes under control, Yoga also helps in improving digestion, circulation, immunity and keeps human body healthier and energetic.
He further said drug addiction is eating up the society from within and suggested that Yoga can also help in keeping the youth away from this social evil. He also stressed on the youth to stay away from drugs and said that youth involved in the drug addiction is a challenge for the country. He asked the law enforcement agencies to keep a strict vigil on the drug traffickers and punish the culprits involved in such heinous activities.
He impressed upon the youth to make exercise an important part of their daily schedule.
It was informed during the camp that Ministry of AYUSH will hold similar Diabetes Awareness Camps in Jammu, Kulgam, Samba and Kathua.