Similarly, only recently Virat Kohli had challenged Prime Minister Modi to post a video.
But that's not where it ends, PM Modi went on to challenge the newly appointed CM of Karnataka HD Kumaraswamy, Manika Batra (table tennis star) and the entire fraternity of IPS officers (especially the ones above 40) to come and be a part of the fitness challenge. He posted a two-minute long video in which there are glimpses of his routine exercises which involve yoga and a walk on the track inspired by the 5 elements of nature. As Modi rightly described in his tweet, it was "extremely refreshing and rejuvenating" to see the head of the country doing some breathing exercises amid greenery and chirping birds in an exquisitely shot video. I also practice breathing exercises.
He also nominated Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy for the challenge, but didn't get the response he may have expected. Yoga-treadmill r part of my daily workout regime. "Yet, I am more concerned about devlpment fitness of my state&seek ur support for it (sic)", the Karnataka CM tweeted.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the keynote address at the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore June 1, 2018.
He recently took to Twitter and revealed moments from his morning exercises.
"The entire fraternity of courageous IPS officers, especially those above 40". India's pride and among the highest medal winners for India in the 2018 CWG, Manika Batra.
The Indian Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore had hurled the challenge towards his countrymen.
PM Modi had earlier on Wednesday invited Kumaraswamy to take up the fitness challenge which is doing the rounds on Twitter. Accepting his challenge, Modi shared a video.
"I have accepted the #FitnessChallenge by @ra_THORe sir".