What politicians are doing amid corona-virus lock-down
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Bored of Coronavirus lockdown?
Many people are complaining of getting bored during the 21-day national lockdown announced by the govt during coronavirus outbreak? Well, if you are one of those, here's sharing what politicians are doing to break the 'boredom' chain while at home
Yoga with Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hared 3D animated videos of him performing yoga on Twitter to show how he remains fit. During yesterday's #MannKiBaat, someone asked PM Modi about his fitness routine during the lockdown day. In response, the prime minister posted the video of "Yoga with Modi" on twitter.
The tech-friendly minister
In a novel initiative to encourage people to remain fit during the 21 day lockdown period, the Sports Authority of India is promoting #FitIndiaMovement. Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on his social media handles urged people to take up a rope skipping exercise at their homes while urging participants to encourage others to do the same and build online unity while maintaining social distancing and beat the Coronavirus. The minister in other videos was seen cleaning his garden & washing hands, in a bid to support Clean Indian movement & WHO's Safe Hands Challenge respectively.
Family time is Athawale's mantra
Amid the coronavirus gloom and the nationwide 21-day lockdown, Union minister Ramdas Athawale, who raised the chant of "Go Corona Go", is using the time to improve his fitness by cycling and meditating. "My daily routine includes walking, cycling, meditation for half-an-hour and reading. I also don't miss the daily news briefings," Athawale said.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister for Minority Affairs, keeps himself busy these mornings by gardening. "I used to do this. But after the gardeners sent home, I am taking care of the kitchen garden myself," said Naqvi while taking out a bunch of beetroots and salad leaves along with broccoli from his garden.
Back to basics
Free from attending recently concluded Parliament session, Delhi BJP chief, Manoj Tiwari is reading books on Ayurveda. "Coronavirus starts from the respiratory system and impacts it. Ayurveda may have medicines that could alleviate the symptoms, " says Tiwari. He is also working on his singing and writing lyrics for a few songs.