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Yoga breathing exercise builds immunity amid coronavirus: PM Modi

Yoga has emerged as a force for unity and deepens the bonds of humanity, says the Prime Minister.

Yoga breathing exercise builds immunity amid coronavirus: PM Modi
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"Yoga has emerged as a force for unity and deepens the bonds of humanity. It does not discriminate; it goes beyond race, colour, gender, faith and descent,” he said on International Yoga Day

BS Web Team New Delhi
Yoga boosts immunity and the world has realised its health value in the coronavirus pandemic, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurating nationwide events to celebrate the traditional exercise system.

"Covid-19 specifically attacks our respiratory system, which gets strengthened by pranayama,” said Modi in a televised speech, referring to the disease caused in the coronavirus outbreak. Pranayama is a breathing exercise.

"Yoga has emerged as a force for unity and deepens the bonds of humanity. It does not discriminate; it goes beyond race, colour, gender, faith and descent,” he said on International Yoga Day.

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First Published: Jun 21 2020 | 7:24 AM IST

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