Guwahati, June 20: In a moment of great pride and achievement, Team Assam has clinched the coveted Gold medal at the National Yoga Olympiad. The competition was organized by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) under the esteemed guidance of the Ministry of Education, Government of India, in New Delhi.
Ranoj Pegu, the Cabinet Minister for Higher Education, School Education, and Tribal Affairs in Assam, took to Twitter to share the delightful news.
The tweet by Ranoj Pegu, @RanojPegu, read, “Team Assam has earned Gold in the #NationalYogaOlympiad organised by @ncert under the aegis of @EduMinOfIndia at New Delhi. Congratulations to Rani Sonowal of Dhemaji, Bhumika Sahani of Nagaon, Simpi Gogoi of Sibsagar, and Smriti Deka of Darrang. @CMOfficeAssam @SchoolEdnAssam @Samagra_Assam.”
The victory is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and exceptional talent exhibited by the four remarkable athletes representing Assam. Rani Sonowal from Dhemaji, Bhumika Sahani from Nagaon, Simpi Gogoi from Sibsagar, and Smriti Deka from Darrang showcased their impeccable skills, grace, and flexibility during the intense competition.
Their exemplary performances not only earned them individual recognition but also propelled Team Assam to the top of the national rankings.
The National Yoga Olympiad serves as a platform to promote the ancient Indian practice of yoga among school students and encourage them to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
Participants from different states of India exhibit their prowess in various yoga asanas and techniques, competing for top honors. The event attracts talented young yogis from across the country, fostering a spirit of unity and healthy competition.
Ranoj Pegu, known for his unwavering commitment to education and youth development, expressed his heartfelt congratulations to the triumphant athletes. Through his tweet, he acknowledged the exceptional achievements of Rani Sonowal, Bhumika Sahani, Simpi Gogoi, and Smriti Deka, applauding their perseverance and dedication.
The Cabinet Minister’s tweet also garnered attention from various government offices in Assam. The Chief Minister’s Office (@CMOfficeAssam), the Department of School Education (@SchoolEdnAssam), and the Samagra Shiksha Assam (@Samagra_Assam) joined in celebrating the outstanding accomplishment of Team Assam at the National Yoga Olympiad.
This remarkable victory has not only brought glory to Assam but also reinforces the state’s commitment to promoting sports and physical well-being among its residents. It serves as an inspiration for young aspirants across Assam, encouraging them to pursue their passions and excel in various fields.
As the nation celebrates this achievement, Team Assam’s stellar performance at the National Yoga Olympiad will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression, further elevating the state’s reputation on the national stage.
The success of Rani Sonowal, Bhumika Sahani, Simpi Gogoi, and Smriti Deka exemplifies the immense potential that lies within Assam’s youth and underscores the importance of nurturing their talents.
The entire state extends its heartfelt congratulations to the victorious athletes and wishes them continued success in their future endeavors.
With their remarkable achievements, they have not only brought pride to Assam but have also become ambassadors for the ancient art of yoga, inspiring countless others to embark on a journey of physical and mental well-being.