People of all ages assembled at jogging parks, educational institutions and other venues set up for the purpose in Jammu to learn Yoga and make it a part of their daily well-being exercises.

Udhampur based headquarters of army's northern command had made special arrangements in and outside the command headquarters to acquaint soldiers and civilians with the benefits of  Yoga exercises.

Parents joined school children during training exercises in different parts of Jammu region where the event started much before the sunrise at many places because of the scorching summer heat.

Well attended Yoga sessions were held in the Kashmir Valley at army schools and some private educational institutions as well.

In a lighter vein, Health Minister Choudhary Lal Singh asked the hardline separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani to practise yoga to cool his temper. The firebrand separatist leader is known for spitting venom against the state and central governments.

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