Fit India Movement launch Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday launched a nation-wide Fit India Movement on National Sports Day. Stressing on the need to be fit, PM Modi said that a healthy India is his goal and called for a strict control on people's lifestyles. He also emphsasised on the importance of fitness, especially in the times we live in and added that people must change their mindsets when it comes to physical fitness. The inaugural event was held at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi, where the PM administered a fitness pledge to the people of the country. Fit India Movement is aimed at encouraging people to give priority to sports and fitness in their day-to-day lives.
In his call to celebrate National Sports Day on August 29 with enthusiasm, PM Modi, during his Mann Ki Baat address on August 25, urged people to visit iconic places and travel places related to nature and wildlife.
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11.43 am: The aim of Fit India Movement:
Fit India Movement is a nation-wide campaign that aims at encouraging people to include physical activity and sports in their everyday lives. The University Grants Commission has directed the universities across the country to prepare for the Fit India Movement. A 28-member committee comprising government officials, members of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), national sports federations, private bodies and fitness promoters was also constituted to advise the government on the Fit India Movement. The committee under the chairmanship of sports minister Kiren Rijiju, has 12 members from the government, including secretaries of Sports, Secondary Education, Ayush, Youth Affairs, among others.
11.32 am: The way to make India a great nation is only possible through a healthy person, healthy family and healthy society: PM Modi at the launch of Fit India Movement.
11.20 am: Healthy India is my goal: PM Modi
11.20 am: Make Fit India Movement a part of your life: PM Modi
11.19 am: We must encourage and inspire people to be fit: PM Modi
11.18 am: State govts should also support Fit India Movement: PM Modi
11.17 am: Courage is interlinked with fitness: PM Modi
11.16 am: It's not only government's responsibility to embrace fitness: PM Modi
11.14 am: On this day a great sportsperson was born, Major Dhyan Chand. He amazed the world with his his fitness, stamina, and hockey stick: PM Modi
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches #FitIndiaMovement from Indira Gandhi Stadium, on the occasion of #NationalSportsDay. Says, "On this day a great sportsperson was born, Major Dhyan Chand. He amazed the world with his his fitness, stamina, and hockey stick." pic.twitter.com/HKHV7P14Ug- ANI (@ANI) August 29, 201
11.13 am: If body is fit then mind is fit: PM Modi
11.12 am: All successful people focus on their fitness: PM Modi
11.12 am: Only through hard work can be achieve fitness: PM Modi
11.11 am: Fitness is not simply a style statement: PM Modi
11.10 am: We must all resolve to be fit: PM Modi
11.06 am: Many nations have set specific fitness goals: PM Modi
11.04 am:Small change in lifestyle can bring massive benefits: PM Modi
11.03 am: Diabetes is a common problem rising in today's date: PM Modi
10.59 am:Though we haqve the facilities, many still ignore fitness: PM Modi
10.58 am: Talking about diet has become fashtionable: PM Modi
10.57 am: Technology and development reduced physical activities: PM Modi
10.56 am: Fitness is essential in the times we live in: PM Modi
10.55 am: We must change mindsets when it comes to fitness: PM Modi
10.54 am: Importance of fitness is there in our scriptures: PM Modi
10.53 am: Fitness is a necessity for a healthy lifestyle: PM Modi
10.52 am : We have improved sports infrastructure in our country: PM Modi
10.51 am: We should all embrace sports: PM Modi.
10.50 am: We should make fitness our mantra, our life: PM Modi.
10.40 am: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir in attendance at Fit India Movement launch in Delhi.
10.37 am: PM Modi to launch Fit India Movement across Country.
#NationalSportsDay: PM @narendramodi to launch #FitIndiaMovement across the country. Fit India movement aims to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives pic.twitter.com/voHPL1DHwb- Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) August 29, 2019
10.34 am: Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs & Sports, Kiran Rijiju present at Fit India Movement launch in Delhi.
As PM @narendramodi ji is launching #FitIndiaMovement at 10am, I'm extremely excited to see Chief Ministers making clarion call to citizens in their respective States for fitness. Here is the message of the CM of Tripura @BjpBiplab ji. https://t.co/hfBPb3kjmc- Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) August 29, 2019
10.31 am: Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty present at Fit India Movement launch in Delhi.
10.30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi present at the launch of #FitIndiaMovement at Indira Gandhi Stadium, on the occasion of #NationalSportsDay.