Nitish Kumar skips Yoga Day celebrations in Bihar

first_imgNitish Kumar skips Yoga Day celebrations in Bihar”Nitish Kumar is not attending the Yoga Day celebrations,” said an official from the Chief Minister’s Office.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service PatnaJune 21, 2019UPDATED: June 21, 2019 13:58 IST JDU chief and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar (Photo: Twitter/@NitishKumar)HIGHLIGHTSJD-U leaders said their party chief Nitish Kumar practices Yoga every morningThey said he favours promoting Yoga but not for political propagandaHis Deputy Sushil Kumar Modi, other ministers attended the main event in PatnaBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar stayed away from events organised to mark the annual International Yoga Day in Patna on Friday.However, his Deputy Sushil Kumar Modi and other Cabinet ministers, from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally Janata Dal-United (JD-U), attended the main function at Patliputra Sports Complex.The state’s ruling NDA leaders joined common people in peforming Yoga at other events held across the state.”Nitish Kumar is not attending the Yoga Day celebrations,” said an official from the Chief Minister’s Office.According to JD-U leaders, their party president practices Yoga every morning and strongly favours its promotion, but opposes its use for political propaganda.READ | Tann Ki Baat: Yoga beyond religion, says PM Modi as he leads nation on 5th International Yoga DayALSO READ | PM Modi in Jharkhand, Amit Shah in Haryana on Yoga Day: Election is comingALSO WATCH | Here’s how jawans celebrated 5th International Yoga DayFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byKritika Bansal Tags :Follow Nitish KumarFollow biharlast_img