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International Day of Yoga celebration at St.Philomena College, Puttur

June 23, 2022

Puttur:International day of Yogawas celebrated at St.Philomena College Puttur. NCC and Army wing of the College, in association with Navy and NCC units of St.Philomena high school, organized the program.

Yoga day was inaugurated by Prof. Udaya Kana, the vice Principal of the College, who said, “Yoga is not a mere exercise. It keeps us physically fit and mentally healthy. We don’t find enough time to look at our body and soul. We should be proud that this knowledge originated from our land.”

Rev.Fr Ashok Rayan, the Principal of St.Philomena PU College, the Chief guest of the function, said, “Yoga day is only a symbol. It reminds us to follow the right path. Doing yoga asana will enhance our physical fitness as well as the mental stability to face the challenges of the life.”

Mrs. Carmine Pais, the headmistress of St.Philomena High School, presided over the function and said, “Let the international day of Yoga bring peace and harmony to society. By celebrating the day, let us pledge to maintain a disciplined life. Good activities and good thoughts make us the noble Pearson.”

Clement Pinto, NCC officer of St.Philomena High School, compered the program. NCC cadets demonstrated various Yogasana, and the student’s teachers who attended the function also did yogasana. 

Leftinent David Johnson Sequiera of St.Philomena College, with the support of NCC officers Naresh Lobo and Roshan Sequiera of St.Philomena High School, organized the program.