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PM Modi nominates Kumaraswamy for fitness challenge

PM Modi nominates Kumaraswamy for fitness challenge

Kohli had invited PM Modi and his wife Anushka Sharma to join the fitness challenge.

PM Modi's fitness challenge video has come over a month after he accepted cricketer Virat Kohli's fitness challenge on Twitter.

In his subsequent tweet, Modi went on to nominate Karnataka Chief Ministyer HD Kumaraswamy to accept the fitness challenge. This is extremely refreshing and rejuvenating. The prime is seen walking, stretching and doing breathing exercise on a Panchtatvas track in his garden. Asking one and all to devote some time of their schedules to fitness, he also nominated Karnataka's Chief Minister Kumaraswamy to do the #humfittohindiafit challenge.

HD Kumaraswamy, within minutes of getting nominated, responded by thanking the Prime Minister for his concern for his health. I believe physical fitness is important for all and support the cause. "Yoga and treadmill are part of my daily workout regime", he said, asserting that he was "more concerned about the development fitness of my state".

"Yet, I am more concerned about devlpment fitness of my state&seek ur support for it", he tweeted.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the keynote address at the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore June 1, 2018. India's pride and among the highest medal winners for India in the 2018 CWG, Manika Batra. In his tweet, PM Modi wrote, "Challenge accepted" and promised to share a video of his workouts soon.

This fitness challenge on Twitter has gained enormous popularity ever since Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore threw the first challenge.

"The entire fraternity of courageous IPS officers, especially those above 40", he wrote in the micro blogging site.

After the PM posted his #FitnessChallenge video, social media erupted with multiple views-some lauded Modi for inspiring India to be healthy, others asked him to work on the "fitness" of the economy and the country in general, and a few fun-loving ones simply cracked some hilarious jokes over challenges and overcoming them in hard times.

The official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister posted the video and captioned it as, "Here are moments from my morning exercises".

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