Surya Namaskar similar to namaz: Yogi Adityanath


Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday looked at ‘Surya Namaskar’, a type of Yoga, with “namaz” (prayers) offered by Muslims and said those contradicting the yogic exercise needed to isolate the general public on religious lines. The CM’s examination has offered ascend to theory in specific quarters that ‘Surya Namaskar’ might be made necessary by the BJP government in days to come.

“All asanas (postures) in surya namaskar, pranayama exercises are like the way namaz is offered by our Muslim siblings. Yet, no one at any point attempted to unite them in light of the fact that a couple people were intrigued just in “bhoga” not Yoga,” said the CM including that those performing Surya Namaskar enhance their wellbeing and spryness. He was talking at the three-day Uttar Pradesh Yoga Mahotsava, being sorted out by Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yoga Peeth and Bharat Swabhimaan Nyas.

Considering a prior debate in 2015 over Surya Namaskar and All-India Muslim Personal Law Board’s (AIMPLB) cautioning to dispatch a disturbance in the event that it was made mandatory in schools, Yogi’s announcement on the main day of Yoga Mahotsav accept essentialness. “This may surely offer ascent to hypothesis that Yoga might be made required in government schools by the present administration in coming days,” opined Husain Afsar, a senior columnist.

The Chief Minister praised the endeavors of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making United Nations announce June 21 as International Yoga Day. He additionally made utilization of the event to say thanks to PM Modi for giving him the obligation of Uttar Pradesh. “Modiji has given me Uttar Pradesh when nobody even offers aid to sadhus and holy people,” he said.

UP Governor Ram Naik, who talked on the event, likewise stayed finally about the significance of performing Surya Namaskar and Yoga on standard premise. “Amid my school days, Surya Namaskar was required. It is the best pharmaceutical to lead a pressure free solid life,” said Naik.

“Yoga enhances fixation and self control,” called attention to Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev. Deputy chief Minister Dinesh Sharma guaranteed the Yoga Guru that the present administration would consider his recommendation of guaranteeing consistent physical exercise compulsory in schools.