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Vyayamshalas, yogshalas can be used by all: Anil Vij

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Health today said that the 'vyayamshalas' and 'yogshalas' being opened across the state by the government can be used by all sections irrespective of their caste, creed or religion.

"The yogshalas (yoga centres) would not be allowed to be used for any religious, social or political purpose," the said here.

He said that a person belonging to any caste, religion or political party can visit these vyayamshalas (gymnasiums) and yogshalas for practising yoga.

"No one would be allowed to do any other activity there," he said.

However yesterday, O P Dhankar had said that the 'vyayamshalas' "can also be utilised for public interest by social or youth organisations".

"We have no objection if the party too wants to visit vyayamshalas," Dhankar had said in Hisar yesterday responding to the opposition party's charge that there was a plan to use vyayamshalas and public parks for holding RSS 'shakhas'.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 23:30 IST