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Yoga For Prisoners In India

Yoga Prisoners India

Tackling stress through yoga in jail. A prison in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. is organizing yoga camps to help inmates cope with stress and depression. Jail Superintendent Akhilesh Tomar said that "Depression and stress are the main problems for prison inmates. We try to eliminate it with yoga, entertainment and other such activities. We keep organizing yoga. Prison inmates connect with and practice it. Scores of prisoners are taking part and also practicing meditation. Indian PM Narendra Modi has been pushing to promote yoga across the world. The industry is estimated to be worth $80 billion.