India’s star sprinter Hima Das on Monday shared a video clip of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju sweating it out in the gym on social media. Das took to Twitter and shared the minister’s work out in a video clip.
She tagged Rijiju in her post and wrote, “Sir you always motivate us,” in the caption.
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The minute-long video clip, which has been viewed more than 28,000 times, shows Rijiju performing a few weighted lunges. In the video, Boney M’s Hooray, Hooray song can be heard in the background and has also garnered quite a few reactions from netizens, who flooded the comments section on the microblogging site.
Most of the users were amazed at the fitness level of the minister and several users used superlatives of ‘wonderful’ and ‘wow’ to express their reactions.
Amazed by Rijijiu’s work out video, one user quoted that his body ‘seems to be a steel body.’
Keep yourself always fittest India needs and Indian for longest— Sanjay Chaturvedi(सञ्जय चतुर्वेदी परिवर्तन) (@sanjaychaturved) March 29, 2021
Impressed with the routine, another user wrote that he will incorporate it in his workout regime.
Thanks. This will be my workout tomorrow— Avinash Basavaraj (@AvinashGB) March 30, 2021
On a lighter note, the video clip may make ‘John Abraham insecure’, wrote one user.
John Abraham will feel insecured sir. 👍👍— Dev Chatterjee (@ParagonWorli18) March 30, 2021
Another quoted Swami Vivekananda’s words in the comments section.
The one who actually succeeds in making himself believe that he is having a good time is the man of splendid physical health.[Source]. Swami Vivekananda— PRAMOD SWAMI (@pramodsworld1) March 30, 2021
A user wrote that the minister other than politics ‘can try in Bollywood.’
Sirji you can try in Bollywood as well apart from politics…always inspired by your fitness..— deb khuntia (@dekhuntia) March 30, 2021
This is not the first instance of the 49-year-old Rijiju giving everyone major fitness goals through social media. He regularly posts various videos of his workout sessions on social media.The fitness enthusiast, in one of his several videos, was seen doing pull-ups and urged the youth to follow fitness and say no to drugs.
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While in another series of tweets, he urged others to get motivated and start working out on their fitness.
Meanwhile, Hima, who was inducted as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police in February, was stunned by Tamil Nadu’s S Dhanalakshmi in the 200m semifinal who ran in a meet record time of 23.26 seconds in the Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships here on Thursday.