Prime Minister Narendra Modi actively participated in a large-scale cleanliness drive on October 1st. Stressing the importance of collective responsibility, PM Modi emphasized that every effort contributes to a cleaner India.
Joining him in this initiative was fitness influencer Ankit Baiyanpuria. The prime minister took to social media to share a video from the Swachh Bharat drive, where he expressed, “Today, as the nation focuses on Swachhata, Ankit Baiyanpuria and I did the same! Beyond just cleanliness, we blended fitness and well-being into the mix. It is all about fostering a Swachh and Swasth Bharat vibe!”
Today, as the nation focuses on Swachhata, Ankit Baiyanpuriya and I did the same! Beyond just cleanliness, we blended fitness and well-being also into the mix. It is all about that Swachh and Swasth Bharat vibe! @baiyanpuria pic.twitter.com/gwn1SgdR2C
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 1, 2023
Meet Ankit Baiyanpuriya: The Fitness Icon and Proponent of Mental Health Wellness
Ankit Baiyanpuriya, also known as Ankit Singh, hailing from Haryana, has gained recognition as a passionate fitness enthusiast. His unique “75-day hard challenge” has garnered widespread attention, emphasizing the significance of mental health well-being and fostering discipline.
Ankit Baiyanpuriya drew inspiration for his “75-day hard challenge” from the renowned American entrepreneur, Andy Frisella. He shared with IANS, “While researching fitness, I stumbled upon Andy Frisella’s 75-day Hard Challenge video. Motivated by its effectiveness, I decided to incorporate similar techniques into my workout regimen.”
It’s not widely known that Ankit Baiyanpuriya has a background in traditional wrestling, having pursued the sport in the past. He hails from a family with a farming background, where his father is a farmer and his mother manages the household.
Ankit Baiyanpuriya boasts a significant online presence with a vast and growing fan base on platforms like YouTube and Instagram. In a remarkable feat, his Instagram followers surged from one million to 3.7 million in just 28 days, leaving him pleasantly surprised. He expressed his gratitude, emphasizing the importance of not only physical but also mental strength. Ankit encourages his followers to explore spiritual growth through practices such as reading the ‘Bhagwad Gita’ and engaging in meditation.