Byculla (Mumbai)21st June was a very remarkable day. This day politicians, Bollywood celebs and common citizen of Mumbai observed the 3rd International yoga day on 21st June. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UN address suggested the date of 21st June , for International Day of Yoga which is being celebrated annually on 21 st June since its inception in 2015.
“E” ward of BMC also took part on this yoga day .The credit goes to Mr Kishore Rajaram Despite Asst Municipal Commissioner due to his great efforts the yoga day was celebrated in a unique style and the whole staff participated .
Mr Kishore Rajaram Desai is a self confessed yoga freak and spends a couple of hours on yoga every day no matter how busy his schedule is.Talking about the importance of Yoga, Mr Kishore Desai says ” Yoga helps to enhance your physical and mental life , and make it more pleasurable. It keeps mind and body composed and fit. It makes the body more flexible and improves the quality of orgasms .He further says , the ultimate goal of Yoga is however to help the individual to transcend the self and attain enlightenment.
When asked him about the celebration of International Yoga day he says , This day is very important for us health awareness is very important for every human being .This day is not different for me because I practice yoga everyday I don’t believe in dedicating just one day . Yoga is journey of mind and body which cannot be achieved just in one day .However, it’s such a great feeling when the entire world is inspired and has accepted the importance of yoga to remain healthy. I request people to turn off their notifications for an hour every day and do yoga.
The main highlight of the yoga event was that it was attended by the entire staff and ward committe chair man Geeta Gawli. The event was held at conference Hall . A yoga instructor educated the BMC employees .The participants practiced Pranayam and other yoga postures for one hour on this occasion. Chief guest of the event Geeta Gawli was also felicitated .
The whole staff from the “E” ward building and factory. Maintenance and health department also played very important role to participate in this yoga event. Students who got good marks in SSC exam were also felicitated on this occasion.