Yoga also boosts social health: Dattatreya

first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 18 (PTI) Yoga not only boosts physical and mental health but also does good to the society by providing peace and harmony, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said today at the flagging off ceremony of a mini marathon organised in the run-up to International Day of Yoga.The six-km Yoga Run for Peace and Unity for youths was flagged off by legendary athlete Milkha Singh from the India Gate here.”Yoga gives not only physical and mental health but also social health, peace, harmony in self and society,” Dattatreya said.The run was supported by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in India.The participating organisations included Nehru Yuva Kendra, National Service Scheme, Bharat Scouts and Guides, Patanjali Yoga Peeth, Youth Wings of Lions Club, Rajyoga Education and Research Foundation and the Brahma Kumaris. PTI HC KIS ZMN KISlast_img

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