Bangladesh Police has started a yoga course for its officers, to increase their disease resistance ability to combat the coronavirus and to keep them stress-free.
Bangladesh Police has started a yoga course for its officers to increase their disease resistance ability to combat the coronavirus and keep them stress-free. In the country, 24 security personnel have died due to this infection and 7,000 other personnel have been infected.
Chancery Department Deputy Commissioner Ashraful Islam said that 300 members of the diplomatic security influence of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) are already undergoing yoga training under four courses. “We started a yoga training program for the personnel of the unit on June 7,” he said.
According to the news of the government dialogue committee BSS, Islam said that the initiative to impart yoga training to the police personnel would increase their morale and strength and COVID-19 has been done to keep them relaxed during the crisis.
He said that this initiative aims to provide yoga training to all 1,000 DMP police personnel. Islam said that yoga training enhanced the mental health of the officers as well as their physical capacity.
He said that before the yoga course, many policemen were struggling with sleeplessness and loss of appetite due to the possibility of COVID-19.
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Islam said, “The yoga session helped to enhance his physical ability and encouraged him to work happily.” Exercises such as yoga enhance mental strength as well as disease resistance, which are necessary to combat coronavirus infection.
So far, 98,489 people have been infected with this infection in Bangladesh, of which 1,305 people have died.
International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21 June worldwide.