Days ahead of International Yoga Day, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was seen practicing yoga with wrestler Sushil Kumar and other wrestlers at the Chhatrasal Stadium in Delhi. Ramdev not only practiced yoga but also did a littl3e wrestling practice.
Ramdev shared pictures on his Twitter account performing yoga. Talking to ANI. He described the importance of yoga, appealing everyone to come out of their houses and perform the exercises on the upcoming Yoga Day. He said –
‘I would appeal everyone to come out and perform yoga on the yoga day (June 21). Modi Ji will be in Lucknow and I will be in Ahmedabad…Yoga is compulsory for all professionals. Yoga gives you fitness, sharp memory and boosts your confidence. Hence, it is very important to exercise for a human being.’
He posted two pictures and one of them showed him picking up the two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar.
— Swami Ramdev (@yogrishiramdev) June 14, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed the idea of Yoga Day during his UNGA speech on September 27, 2014, and this year, it is the third anniversary that would be commemorated.