Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the Centenary celebrations of the Yoga Institute in Mumbai. The institute was founded by Shree Yogendraji Mani Haribhai Desai, the disciple of Paramahans Madhavadasji in 1918. It helps spread yoga practices.
Mr Naidu lauded the practice of Yoga as a holistic way of life leading to physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. He appealed to everyone to give up what he called narrow mindedness of associating yoga with particular religions. The Vice President said, Yoga makes its practitioners perfect and helps them in contributing towards the society and the country.