PM Modi launches Fit India Movement on National Sports Day -
PM Modi launches Fit India Movement on National Sports Day
Posted 29 Aug 2019 11:14 AM

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a nation-wide Fit India Movement and urged people to become more aware of health and good life.

Viewed as a huge health enthusiast himself, Prime Minister asked people to take the pledge for a fitter India.

Addressing a large crowd of children who put up a grand show ahead of the launch at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex here, Modi said: "We should make fitness our mantra for life."

The nation-wide campaign aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives, a statement had earlier said.
11:02 | "Fitness is extremely important in today's world for the well being and good health of all individuals. Fitness should become a mass movement," PM Modi says.

"This is the first time a fitness movement is being launched with participation of all the people. I want to thank all the people for this," Union Minister Kiren Rijiju says.

Ahead of the event launch, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju tweeted, "Tremendous supports are coming from all sections of the society to participate in the Fit India Movement to be launched by PM Narendra Modi ji on August 29 at 10 am. Chief Ministers, corporates and many icons are taking amazing steps to make the programme a grand success."

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