Kiren Rijiju: This Union Minister is setting fitness goals for Indian politicians

Nov 19, 2018, 15:30 IST
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    Kiren Rijiju is the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs in the Narendra Modi government. The 47-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party minister is a lawyer and won the Lok Sabha seat from Arunachal Pradesh. Rijiju has proved to be one of the fittest politicians in the country for which he is admired by the youth, as well as his peers, for his dedication towards living a fit and healthy life. All Pics/Instagram-@Kiren.Rijiju

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    Kiren Rijiju's admirable physique is a result of regular and intense workouts. The minister partakes in different physical activities despite his busy schedule.

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    While Kiren Rijiju does not own a home gym, he tries to hit the gymnasium, whenever possible, even while travelling

    In Pic: Kiren Rijiju with Dipa Karmakar, India's first female Olympic gymnast

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    Kiren Rijiju makes it a point to take out at least half an hour every day for exercise. His rigorous sessions include a variation in training forms, from freehand to weight training

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    For a long time, Kiren Rijiju has been propagating the idea of 'New India' in which the youth population should be fit and vibrant. His social media posts on fitness are inspirational for the younger generation

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    In this Instagram post, Kiren Rijiju comments, "After long border tour and election-related meetings, a quick jogging."

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    As a leader handling Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju often trains with security forces.

    In Pic: Rijiju practising shooting at the CISF regional training centre in Arakkonam

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    According to Kiren Rijiju, physical fitness is also connected with mental fitness and alertness. He believes that a fit minister sends a positive signal to the security forces

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    On days when Kiren Rijiju doesn't train extensively, he takes up push-ups. He does this three to four times a week

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    Whenever his schedule does not permit rigorous workouts, Kiren Rijiju makes it a point to practice yoga. The Minister has admitted that he usually has two to three yoga sessions a week

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    Hailing from Arunachal Pradesh, the minister loves hiking on mountainous trails

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    Kiren Rijiju was named the best athlete in his school and college days and he participated in the National Games. He was an active social worker since his school days and led various social movements as a social worker and student leader

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    Kiren Rijiju has, in the past, admitted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dedication to yoga and physical fitness have inspired him. 

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    Kiren Rijiju is seen here with his wife, Joram Rina Rijiju. The couple have three children; Sancho Rijiju, Nathey Rijiju and Jajey Rijiju

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    Kiren Rijiju is seen here practising at the National Police Academy. He believes that regular training makes a person perfect. He has visited many countries across the world as a youth leader as well as member of various Parliamentary delegations

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    Kiren Rijiju also participates in public events promoting yoga. Regular practice has ensured that the minister can perform several intense yoga poses to perfection

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    Kiren Rijiju also takes part in the occasional football matches. He has even called on opposition parties to join him for a friendly match

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    Kiren Rijiju sometimes exercises with his colleague and fellow minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. The duo have been setting social media trends with their workout sessions

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    Kiren Rijiju's fitness levels have even inspired other politicians, including members of opposition parties

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    Kiren Rijiju also enjoys Mountain Biking and other adventure sports

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Union Minister of state for home affairs, Kiren Rijiju is a stickler when it comes to fitness. On his birthday today, here are some of his most inspirational workout pictures

 

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