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Why give yoga religious connotation, asks Deoband

January 29, 2009
India's best-known Islamic seminary Darul-Uloom said on Wednesday, that there was nothing wrong with any exercise done for health reasons.

Reacting to Indonesia's top Islamic body barring Muslims from practicing yoga, media spokesperson at the highly revered seminary in Deoband town in Uttar Pradesh, Akeel Siddiqui said that Islam does not prohibit anyone from practicing yoga or any other kind of physical exercise.

Video: ANI

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