PM Modi invites Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy to take fitness challenge

PM Modi invites Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy to take fitness challenge

On May 23, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli took the campaign forward and gave a fitness challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, star cricketer MS Dhoni, and his actress wife Anushka Sharma.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning challenged Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, whom he and his party bitterly battled not long ago, to show accept his fitness routine.

Earlier on June 13, Modi tweeted that he walks on a track "inspired by the Panchatatvas". Keeping up the trend of nomination, the PM was "delighted to nominate" newly elected Karnataka CM H. D. Kumaraswamy, CWG medal winning table tennis player Manika Batra, and the entire fraternity of IPS officers, "especially those above 40". In the video, PM Modi is seen practising several breathing exercises and some Yoga asanas.

"The entire fraternity of fearless IPS officers, especially those above 40", he wrote in the micro blogging site.

On Twitter, Modi said he also walks "on a track inspired by the Panchtatvas or 5 elements of nature - Prithvi, Jal, Agni, Vayu, Aakash".

I believe physical fitness is imptnt for all&support d cause. This is extremely refreshing and rejuvenating.

While inviting Indians to post pictures and videos of their fitness attempts, Rathore also appealed to Kohli, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal and Bollywood Hrithik Roshan to join in the effort and be aspiring role models for others. In response, Modi had tweeted, "Challenge accepted, Virat!"

Modi nominated Kumaraswamy after he uploaded a two-minute video of his fitness routine.

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