New Delhi, 22 June 2018. CISF celebrated 4th International Day of Yoga in grand manner on 21stJune, 2018 from 0700 hrs to 0745 hrs in all the 343 units and 74 Formations which includes Training institutions, Reserve Battalions, Zonal, Sector and Force HQrs across the length and breadth of the country.
CISF personnel of Dehradun and Haridwar based units along-with other fellow CAPF personnel participated in a Mass Yoga Demonstration organized at Dehradun (Uttrakhand) led by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi.
A team of 1000 personnel from CAPFs consisting of various ranks participated in the International Day of Yoga at Rajpath, New Delhi. Before yoga demonstration, CISF women commandos of CISF Unit DMRC, New Delhi trained in “Pekiti-Tirsia Kali”, a Filipino martial art showcased the self-defence techniques to generate awareness among masses specially women in self-defence at Rajpath, New Delhi. The gathering applauded the demonstration presented by the CISF women commando team.
In Yoga demonstration at Red Fort on 21st June 2018, 2000 CAPF’s women personnel including 600 CISF women personnel participated in the demonstration. CISF was designated as Nodal Force to coordinate with other Central Armed Police Forces for the demonstration.
CISF was also designated as Nodal Force to conduct Yoga demonstration at Mumbai and Hyderabad on the occasion. 1000 Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel participated in the said demonstration at each location.
On this occasion, a yoga session was also conducted at CISF Headquarters New Delhi, wherein Rajesh Ranjan, DG CISF, AK Pateria, ADG (HQrs), M A Ganapathy, ADG (Airport Sector), Senior Officers and other CISF personnel participated.