India

#HumFitTohIndiaFit: To PM Modi's fitness challenge, Kumaraswamy has indifferent response

13 Jun 2018 | By Shalini Ojha
Narendra Modi participates in fitness challenge, Kumaraswamy next

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted Indian cricketer Virat Kohli's fitness challenge and posted a video of his morning routine.

At the same time, the PM challenged Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, to which the latter response was 'thanks but no thanks'.

The 'Hum Fit toh India Fit' initiative started by Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore became a rage on social media recently.

In context: Narendra Modi participates in fitness challenge, Kumaraswamy next

13 Jun 2018#HumFitTohIndiaFit: To PM Modi's fitness challenge, Kumaraswamy has indifferent response

The responseMore concerned about Karnataka's development: Kumaraswamy tells PM Modi

Taking to Twitter, Kumaraswamy wrote he did physical activities daily but he is more concerned about the development of Karnataka and wants PM Modi's support for it.

It is well known that Kumaraswamy sees Modi as an adversary and chose to form the government in the Southern state with Congress's help.

The assembly elections in Karnataka didn't give any party clear majority.

Love India news?
Stay updated with the latest happenings.

Here's what Karnataka's CM tweeted

PM Modi's fitness regime includes five elements of nature

DetailsPM Modi's fitness regime includes five elements of nature

Sharing his fitness video on social media, Narendra Modi wrote he walked on a track that encompasses 5 elements of nature - Prithvi (Earth), Jal (Water), Agni (Fire), Vayu (Air) and Aakash (Sky).

He also does yoga along with the walk, the Prime Minister revealed.

He wrote, "This is extremely refreshing and rejuvenating. I also practice breathing exercises"

Here's the video PM shared that may motivate you

BJP vs CongressNotably, Congress poked fun at the fitness challenge

Just when the Fitness challenge started becoming a rage on social media, with many celebrities joining hands, the opposition Congress had mocked it.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi hurled the 'Fuel Challenge' at PM, and asked him to speak about sky-rocketing fuel prices.

With Kumaraswamy's indifferent response, the political controversy around this challenge is sure to get dirtier with every passing day.