Bhopal, April 2, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan flagged off Yog Chakra Yatra here today. The Yatra is being taken out by eminent Yoga Guru Mr. Bharat Thakur to disseminate message of Yoga, peace and harmony. The Chief Minister wished Yatra a success. He hoped that Yatra will succeed in its objective of spreading message of peace, harmony and environmental conservation. The Chief Minister participated in the Yatra by cycling for some distance. Principal Secretary to CM Mr. S.K. Mishra and Director Sports and Youth Welfare Mr. Updendra Jain were also present on the occasion. Yoga Guru Mr. Thakur has started the Yatra from Kathmandu, which will conclude at Kanyakumari. The cycle journey will traverse 5000 kilometres across 11 states of India and Nepal. Camps are also being held during the Yatra. Mr. Thakur has entered Madhya Pradesh after passing through Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. During Yatra, common people are being motivated for health and healthy lifestyle. At Kathmandu, the Yatra was flagged off by Indian Ambassador Mr. Ranjeet Ray.