PM Narendra Modi has nominated Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and CWG gold medalist Manika Batra names for the #FitnessChallenge twitter under #HumFitTohIndiaFit campaign.
PM Modi on June 13 has posted a one-minute-forty-nine-second video of his morning exercise regime in lawns of his 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence. In the video, he is seen practicing breathing and Yoga exercises. He is also seen walking on a track inspired by the five elements of nature – Prithvi, Jal, Agni, Vayu and Aakash.
He also urged Indians to devote some time towards fitness.
The Prime Minister while talking about his experience said, “It was extremely refreshing and rejuvenating.”
“I am delighted to nominate the following for the #FitnessChallenge: Karnataka’s CM Shri @hd_kumaraswamy. India’s pride and among the highest medal winners for India in the 2018 CWG, @manikabatra_TT. The entire fraternity of brave IPS officers, especially those above 40,” he tweeted.
Karnataka CM while thanking PM Modi for nominating him for the fitness challenge tweeted, “Dear @narendramodi ji I am honoured & thank U very much for d concern about my health I believe physical fitness is important for all & support d cause. Yoga-treadmill r part of my daily workout regime. Yet, I am more concerned about development fitness of my state & seek ur support for it.”
HumFitTohIndiaFit challenge was started by Raghavendra Rathore, minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports.
PM Modi accepted the challenge thrown by Virat Kohli on May 23.