The unit of Red Horns Division organised an event on 21st June 2018 to mark the 4th International Yoga Day. The yoga day celebrated by all the army camps of Khokrajhar and one central mega event was celebrated in open environs at the football ground, Patgaon. The event was well publicised prior to its celebration which resulted in more than 450 yoga enthusiasts attending, in total 1050 participants from entire district, probably one of the largest yoga events organised in Kokrajhar. The programme was initiated by Mr. Pradeep Kumar Borgoyari, Principal, Jharbadi high School Patgaon, who in his welcome remarks highlighted the Indian origin of yoga, its benefits.
School children also participated in the yoga session that followed. The programme, lasting about an hour was conducted under the supervision of a yoga teacher that included an overview of the benefits of yoga and demonstration of the important asanas and postures. The programme was aimed to spread awareness of yoga in all aspects, both for the uninitiated as well as the practitioners. There was enthusiastic participation from a broad cross-section of society that included regular yoga practitioners/ enthusiasts, students, prominent personalities of Kokrajhar & representatives of yoga institutes. Moreover the International Yoga Day is organised by 186BN CRPF at Nimki Playground which was participated by district administration of Namsai with HODS students, Women Welfare Society.
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