Early release for Indian prisoners who do Yoga
Yoga for Prisoners
Prisoners in New Delhi AFP yesterday.who attend Yoga classes will be freed early because it is believed that the Yoga practice improves self-control and lessens aggression according to
Yoga Controls Anger
For every three months spent doing Hatha Yoga a prisoner will get 15 days off their sentence, said the inspector general of prisons.
"Yoga is good for maintaining fitness, calming the behaviour, controlling anger and reducing stress," said Sanjay Mane.
"When a prisoner attends yoga sessions and fulfils some other conditions, he will be considered for a remission if his jail superintendent recommends his case."
Apparently 400 prisoners are in the pilot programme at Gwalior city jail.
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