Arvind Kejriwal practising yoga during naturopathy treatment

Mar 12, 2015, 19:01 IST | IANS

Bengaluru: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, undergoing naturopathy treatment at a private institute here, is also practising yogic kriya and pranayama as part of his daily routine.

Pictures of the 44-year-old Aam Aadmi Party leader taken by an IANS photographer on Thursday showed him performing various yoga asanas at the Jindal Naturecure Institute on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

Kejriwal doing yoga
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal practising yoga during his naturopathy session in Bengaluru on Thursday. Pic/PTI

Kejriwal, a diabetic, was on March 5 admitted to the hospital for treating his chronic cough and high blood sugar.

He is under a 12-hour regime from 5.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for detoxifying his body.

Waking up at 5 a.m., he goes on a 30-minute walk and does mediation, followed by breathing exercise, cleansing body with kriya technique, acupuncture, mud therapy and oil massage.

Officials said he has been staying in an accommodation with two bedrooms, a hall and a treatment room.

Doctors said Kejriwal was responding well to treatment. His cough was not as frequent and intense, and his blood sugar level has also come down.

Kejriwal being treated
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal takes naturopathy treatment for cough problem and other ailments at a health institute in Bengaluru on Thursday. Pic/PTI

His diet consists of vegetable and fruit juices, sprouts, boiled vegetables, chapatis and soup.

He has an early breakfast by 8 a.m., followed by lunch at 11.30 a.m., supper by 6.30 p.m. and retires to bed by 9

Kejriwal is scheduled to return to Delhi on March 16 after the 10-day treatment.

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