Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu joined Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to participate in the organized by the Government of Andhra Pradesh at A-Convention Centre in Vijayawada on Tuesday. The Yoga Day celebrations, which saw a huge participation of citizens from all walks of life, including students was marked by performance of various yogic asanas, led by professional yoga practitioners. The Railway Minister too joined gathering in performing all the yoga asanas.
Later, addressing the participants, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu emphasized on the need for practicing yoga to maintain health and lead stress free life. By practicing Yoga mind, body & soul will come together which makes human being a perfect personality. The society will be immensely benefitted by practicing yoga regularly, he added. The initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in making the International Yoga Day celebrations, a annual affair shows his far sightedness in taking the country and the people forward on the path of nation development.
The Railway Minister appreciated Chandrababu Naidu for inculcating practice of yoga in the state in a determined manner and leading by example. This is the beginning of a process towards a positive society, the minister stated. Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was felicitated with a memento by the Chief Minister on the occasion. South Central Railway General Manager Ravindra Gupta, Vijayawada Division Railway Manager Ashok Kumar and other officials also participated in the International Yoga Day.