Mangaluru, June 21, 2015 : International Yoga Day was observed with enthusiasm in various centres across the city as well as various parts of the district on June 21, Sunday.
Hundreds of people converged at Sanghaniketan where the DK District Celebration Committee of International Yoga Day had organised a programme to mark the Day. Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, Ananthakrishna, Karnataka Bank’s ex-officio Chairman, Padmanabha Kottari, former District BJP Chief and others were present as chief guests.
Speaking on the occasion, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel said Yoga goes a long way in promoting well being and good health and is a great boon for today’s people who lead stressful lives.
Ananthakrishna who also spoke exhorted people to adopt Yoga as a way of life and live a peaceful and healthy life.
Similary Yoga sessions were held at different places at TMA Pai International Convention Centre and Canara College.
Capt Ganesh Karnik, MLC was the chief guest at the programme held at Canara College.