The soldiers and the officials posted at Siachen, celebrated International Yoga Day.
SRINAGAR: Amid sub-zero temperature, the Army on Tuesday celebrated International Yoga Day at theSiachen Glacier, situated at the peak of over 20,000 ft.
“The infantrymen and the officials published at Siachen, generally referred to as the best battlefieldinside the international, these days celebrated International Yoga Day”, a defence spokesman said.
He said apart from Siachen, the Navy‘s Hearth and Fury Corps additionally celebrated the day at Leh, Kargil and other forward places alongside the road of Manage (LoC) and Line of Real Manage (LAC).
The event at Leh became attended with the aid of over 900 employees which included officials, junior commissioned officers and jawans of the Leh Garrisson, the spokesman said.
“Large attendances had been additionally organised at Siachen, Kargil and different ahead places alongthe borders,” he stated.
apart from giving an impetus to bodily health, the activities have been aimed to popularise yoga andadditionally to unfold cognizance on benefits of yoga among the infantrymen, he said, adding Bigquantity of squaddies confirmed interest in getting to know yoga asanas, pranayama and meditation.
The Indian Military has incorporated yoga asanas into the day by day routine of the infantrymen in highaltitude areas with harsh climatic conditions, he stated.