Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said that ‘Yoga se Nirog’ programme will prove effective for Corona prevention in third wave.
Highligting that the condition of Corona infection is constantly improving in the state, Chouhan said that ‘Yoga se Nirog’ programme will continue in the state, even after there are minimum Corona cases, because we have to prepare people for the third wave of Corona.
“Yoga is very effective in increasing immunity and making a person healthy, positive and energetic,” Chouhan said while interacting with home isolation participants and yoga instructors from his residence through video conferencing under ‘Yoga se Nirog’ programme.
Guru Dev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev also provided online guidance to the participants in the programme.
Minister of State for School Education Inder Singh Parmar, Minister of State for AYUSH Ramkishore Kavre, Minister of Culture and Tourism Sushri Usha Thakur, President of Maharishi Patanjali Sanskrit Sansthan Bharat Bairagi, Chairperson of Indian Yoga Association Dr. Pushpanjali Sharma, Principal Secretary School Education Rashmi Arun Shami and Principal Secretary AYUSH Carylene Khongwar Deshmukh also took part in the online programme.
Chief Minister Chouhan said that “I too was affected by Corona. Since I have been practicing yoga for many years now, Corona did not have any fatal effect on me”.
” It is my personal experience that yoga is an effective means to maintain self-confidence, positivity and energy. Ayurvedic traditions to and Yoga practice can prove very helpful in avoiding complications like black fungus, white fungus arising out of Corona.”
The Chief Minister thanked Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Gurudev and Yoga Guru Shri Ramdev Baba for giving guidance to home isolation patients of Covid in the state. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also interacted with few home isolation patients.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said that it is necessary to maintain self-confidence and morale in this Corona catastrophe.
“A strong mind can take a weak body forward, for this there is no effective way other than yoga and pranayama. There are disease resistant elements in our food style and food process, so traditional food, ethics, yoga system is the authentic way to remain healthy,” said Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
Yoga guru Shri Ramdev said that Corona is a global disaster.
“Excessive use of allopathic medicines has reduced immunity. This is resulting in complex diseases like black fungus and white fungus.”
Describing the initiative of Madhya Pradesh government to start a yoga-based program to prevent Corona, as the world’s one and only effort, Baba Ramdev said that as a result of the circumstances arising due to Corona, people’s faith in Yoga and Ayurveda has increased.
“The medicine for Corona is how strong you are and how much immunity you have. Yoga is very helpful in both ways,” he added.