The Jayadev Batika Yoga Sadhna Kendra and the Khandagiri Mahila Yoga Sadhna Kendra jointly organised 5th and 2nd annual functions, respectively, here on Sunday.

The Arya Samaj’s Priyabrata Dash gracing as chief guest narrated on the benefit of yoga among the Panchatatwa. Jayadev Walkers Club president Dr Sundara Narayana Patro presided over the function.

Bharatiya Yog Sansthan Odisha head Suresh Chandra Mahapatra and Prabhari Ramaya Reddy spoke. Khandagiri district head Manju Mishra welcomed the guests. Md Abdul Rafique and Ishara presented annual reports. Kshetra mantri Paramanada Patra proposed a vote of thanks.

About 200 sadhaks and sadhikas of more the 80 yoga centres participated. Among others, Adwait Prasad Sahoo, Rasananda Sahoo, Narayan Guda, Asish Ku Dash, Debendra Kumar Pati, Ambujakshi Patra, Sasmita Kanng, Purnima Puti, Jharna Panda and Anupama Das coordinated the function. Nibedita Nayak anchored.