‘Yoga helps boosting the confidence to deal with adverse situations’, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, referring to the recent India-China ‘violent face-off’ in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan valley which left 20 Indian soldiers martyred. Addressing the nation on International Yoga Day 2020, PM asserted that it (Yoga) has emerged as a force for unity and deepens the bonds of humanity. It does not discriminate, it goes beyond race, colour, gender, faith and descent.
He also said that world is realising the need of Yoga more today due to the coronavirus pandemic.”If our immunity is strong then it helps in fighting against the disease. There are Yoga practices that boost our immunity and improve metabolism”, said the Prime Minister.
“We are talking of solving problems and working for global welfare through yoga,” he added.
The Prime Minister referred to the message of the Bhagwad Gita and said yoga was about efficiency in action.
“When we move forward with Yoga, our strength increases manifold. And we have to commit today that as aware citizens we will move forward with our families and society,” he said.