Fit India Movement – 29th August, 2019
The Fit India Movement is aimed at encouraging people to give priority to sports and fitness in their day-to-day lives. It attempts to inculcate physical activities/sports into the daily lives of citizens to improve their physical fitness and well-being.Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the nation-wide Fit India Movement at New Delhi on the occasion of National Sports Day, observed on 29th August, 2019.
The event was commemorated at Sampurna Montfort College on the same day. An array of physical activities were organized at the college campus and all members, students and faculty alike, were encouraged to participate in atleast one physical activity of their choice. A yoga session was held at the college auditorium to promote the indigenous lifestyle practice. Participants were guided through a series of breathing exercises, asanas and the Surya Namaskar or sun salutation by a student practitioner. Another activity session was organized at the college lawn, where participants were encouraged to follow through a series of stretching exercises as demonstrated by a student instructor. In addition to this, friendly basketball and table tennis matches were also organized among the students. Students from both Sampurna Institute of Advanced Studies and Montfort College came together to participate in Prime Minister Modi’s nation-wide clarion call for fitness.