News

Visited 22 Puja sites in 4 hours, thanks to exercise, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari


Union Minister Nitin Gadkari says exercise has brought about a positive change in his life

New Delhi:

Visiting 22 puja places in four hours can be a tall order for even the most ardent and enthusiastic. Now imagine someone doing the same at the age of 65. We are talking about Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways. Speaking at NDTV-Dettol Banega Swasth Telethon India’s 12 Hours – ‘Lakshya – Sampoorn Swasthya Ka’ – Union Minister stressed the importance of personal health. He shared details of his personal health journey and also talked about the importance of waste management.

“From 8pm to 12pm, I visited 22 puja sites yesterday. Before that, I used to feel exhausted, but last night, I wasn’t tired or exhausted,” Mr. Gadkari said. and adds that his Pranayam regimen and daily exercise did just that. Feasibility.

Detailing his fitness journey, he added: “I contracted Covid twice. During that period the doctor instructed me to exercise and since then, I do Pranayam once. hours, then exercise, every day. This has made a huge difference. It has helped boost my immunity and boosted my energy levels.”

He says exercise has brought about a positive change in his life and he advises others to exercise daily. “My doctor suggested certain exercises. Once I started doing them, other people who knew I started doing it too and it helped them too. Videos of these exercises can be easy. easy to find on YouTube,” he said.

“Small changes in life can sometimes make a big difference. Your first priority should always be your health. Your second priority should be to manage your wealth honestly. That is my advice to my children and all my friends,” the minister added.

Responding to a question from actor Amitabh Bachhan, brand ambassador for the NDTV-Dettol initiative Banega Swasth India, about how he lost weight, Mr. Gadkari emphasized the importance of organic farming and vegetable consumption. Organic. “From 135 kg, I have now lost 90 kg,” he said, adding that before that, even a 40-minute speech left him feeling exhausted and sweaty. “Now, even if I talk for three hours non-stop, I don’t feel exhausted,” he said.

One area where he says he still needs to get some work done is making sure he finishes his dinner by seven or eight. Mr. Gadkari said: “I often go to work at night and that does not allow me to have dinner on time. However, he says he always makes sure to eat breakfast and lunch on time and that helps rule out any medication.

When NDTV’s Prannoy Roy asked him about the importance of ensuring zero waste, which Gadkari’s ministry has done with great success over the years, the Union Minister stressed the importance of hydrogen. green, solar energy and waste segregation. . “A car can go more than 450 kilometers on just one kilogram of green hydrogen,” he said. Since gasoline, diesel and other fossil fuels contribute 40% to the country’s overall air pollution, it’s important. is to find greener and cleaner energy. alternatives.”

He told Mr Roy: “Through you, I want to convey this message to all concerned to find more ways to convert waste into wealth.”

He invited both Mr. Roy and Mr. Bachhan to see a hydrogen car he had in Delhi.

When NDTV’s Sanket Upadhyay asked the Minister about the need to make six airbags mandatory in passenger vehicles in India, Mr. Gadkari, while praising NDTV’s initiative in lifting health awareness, says a similar motivation is needed to promote road safety. . Mr. Gadkari said: “While India has the highest position in the world in terms of road deaths, 60% of those killed are between the ages of 18-34. This is really painful and regrettable.” .

news5s

News5s: Update the world's latest breaking news online of the day, breaking news, politics, society today, international mainstream news .Updated news 24/7: Entertainment, Sports...at the World everyday world. Hot news, images, video clips that are updated quickly and reliably

Related Articles

Back to top button