Mumbai: India Cricket skipper Virat Kohli said he is honoured to be a part of the Prime Minister’s Fit India Dialogue.
PM Modi will interact online with famous fitness sufferers at the Fit India Dialogue on September 24 at 12 noon. Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju will also be present at the event.
Virat Kohli, took to Twitter to share his enthusiasm about the event. “I am honoured to be a part of our Honourable Prime Minister’s Fit India Dialogue where you can watch me talk about fitness and more,” he wrote.
I am honoured to be a part of our Honourable Prime Minister's Fit India Dialogue where you can watch me talk about fitness and more. See you all! 😊 #NewIndiaFitIndia @narendramodi @PMOIndia https://t.co/WsIYFMk8I5
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 22, 2020
The influencers, who will share their thoughts on fitness and health, include Kohli, Fitness icon and winner of the Ironman Triathalon Milind Soman, Paralympian gold medalist and Devendra Jhajharia, nutrition expert Rujuta Diwekar, who is has been vocal about using local ingredients in diets and following simple fitness regimes and is the author of several best-selling books on diet and nutrition, Afshan Ashiq a woman footballer from Jammu and Kashmir who now trains other girls in football, Swami Shivadhyanam Saraswati, an alumnus of IIT and MIT who will be representing the Bihar School of Yoga and Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal’s Mukul Kanitkar, who is renowned for his research for National Resurgence and is an educationist, among others.
The Fit India Movement was conceived by PM Modi and launched by him on August 29, 2019, a collective of over 3.5 crore Indians in various events with over 2.5 crore participants in the Fit India Freedom Run that was launched on August 15, 2019, with a digital footprint of 30 crore people.
The Fit India Dialogue aims to draw ideas of health and fitness from citizens in taking the Fit India Movement forward.