"Yoga essential for healthy living"

MAHOTTARI: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, has described yoga as vital for living a healthy life.

Inaugurating the seven-day yoga camp organised by Bardibas Municipality here today, the minister said, "Yoga connects the human body with soul."

He added that healthy living was possible if advice of Gautam Budhha and Pantanjali, the writer of yoga sutra, were followed.

"Yoga plays a significant role in building a health and discipline in people and its promotion should be a priority of the local government."

On the occasion, Mayor of Bardibas Municipality Bidur Kumar Karki pledged to run yoga camps as a campaign in the municipal area.