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ITBP personnel perform yoga on difficult terrains

Punjab News Express | June 21, 2019 11:02 AM

NEW DELHI:   Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troops on the occassion of International Yoga Day on Friday performed yoga in some of the most difficult terrains in the country.

The ITBP troops of the ATS Lohitpur, where the sun rises first in this eastern most tip of Arunachal Pradesh, commemorated this day before the break of dawn.

Both men and women personnel performed yoga at 14,000 ft near Rohtang Pass on snow covered slope at minus 10 degree temperatures.

The personnel also practised Yoga at an altitude of 19,000 ft near OP Dorjila in Sikkim at minus 15 degrees Celsius.

The soldiers did yoga at an altitude of 18,000 ft in Northern Laddakh where the temperature was minus 20 degrees Celsius.

At 13,000 ft in front of Vasudhara Glacier, ITBP personnel both men and women performed yoga.

ITBP personnel deployed in Left Wing Extremism performed yoga in Rajnandgaon and Kondagaon in Chattisgarh.

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