Since ancient times, yoga is a cultural heritage of India. It has been practiced from several thousand years in India, as it deals with physical, mental, emotional, spiritual well being and co-ordination of body and mind.
With the aim of initiating a step towards social and mental development, Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana organized a mega event to celebrate ‘International Yoga Day’ in the college campus with the co-ordination of 3Pb Girls Bn NCC Ludhiana. College principal Dr. (Mrs) Mukti Gill and Commanding Officer of 3 Pb. Girls Bn NCC, Col. Sandeep Bhatia joined hands to celebrate the International Yoga event in the college campus on 21st June 2017. Administrative Officer 3 Pb. Girls Bn NCC, Capt. Akankasha and members of PI Staff alongwith a massive strength of 1003 cadets from 14 different institutions assembled in the college ground early morning to perform the yoga asanas from 7:00 am to 7:35 am.
College principal Dr. (Mrs) Mukti Gill, cadets and staff members performed various asanas in college ground to spread awareness on the philosophy of Yoga amongst young blood. The cadets practiced various asanas such as Vajra asana, Taada asana, Bhujanga asana, Tricona asana, Ardhchakra asana, Bhadra asana, Ushtra asana, Makra asana, Shava asana, Sarvaang asana and many more. The event ignited the flame of Yoga in the heart of cadets, staff and many others. College Principal appreciated the efforts of NCC Department. The event proved to be successful in spreading the idea of fitness and awareness for good health amongst upcoming generation.