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#HumFitTohIndiaFit Challenge: PM Accepts Virat Kohli’s Challenge, Watch Video!!

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, on Tuesday, tweeted a video of himself doing pushups and urged people to shoot a video of their “fitness mantra” and share it.

In return, India skipper Virat Kohli tagged India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet about sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore’s ‘#FitnessChallenge’ and got the PM to accept!

Without wasting much time our Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning tweeted his response to Virat Kohli’s fitness challenge. “Challenge accepted,” he wrote in reply to the cricketer, promising to share his own fitness video soon. Besides PM Modi.

Virat Kohli had also tagged wife Anushka Sharma and former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni in the campaign started by Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore earlier this week.

Hrithik Roshan replied to Rajyavardhan Rathore with a video of him riding a bicycle and said that this was how he travelled to work every day.

Rathore’s challenge has also been accepted by Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal. Athletes like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and cricketer Gautam Gambhir have also taken up the #FitnessChallenge over the last few days.


The Fit India movement was initiated by PM Modi in March. He even talked about the movement in his Mann Ki Baat radio talk in April and released a 3D-animated video of himself depicting the ‘Trikonasana’ posture.

“Last month, I had urged people to participate in the Fit India Movement. I am glad with the overwhelming support for the movement. Many people have written to me about fitness, their experiences and what they do. I want to urge everyone to exercise for a healthy lifestyle,” he had said on the monthly programme.

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