Over 50,000 ITBP personnel perform Yoga at 19,000 feet in sub-zero temp locations
   Date :22-Jun-2022

ITBP personnel perform Yoga 
 
 
NEW DELHI,
 
MORE than 50,000 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, known as ‘Himveers’, performed Yoga
on the occasion of the 8th International Yoga Day on Tuesday in sub-zero temperature locations in the high altitude regions of Himalayas up to 19,000 feet starting from Arunachal Pradesh to Ladakh.
The ‘Himveers’ practised Yoga on the theme of ‘Yoga For Humanity’ along with the Sun’s movement starting from Arunachal Pradesh to Ladakh. The ITBP troops also enthusiastically practised Yoga at Border Out Posts of the force located on the India-China Borders in Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.
ITBP Director General Sanjay Arora also practised Yoga with jawans in Ladakh.
At places, the Yoga sessions were jointly participated by the personnel of the units of the force located in border areas and in Chhattisgarh alongwith women personnel and families.
ITBP personnel participated in yoga exercises at the morning sessions on Tuesday, which also include places in Ladakh and Sikkim at altitudes ranging upto 19,000 feet and sub-zero temperatures.