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80-yr-old former Gujarat CM tweets photos of workout, gets praise on social media

Former Gujarat chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela shared two photos from his workout in a tweet. "Body fit+ Mind fit = Life hit," he tweeted in Gujarati.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 24, 2020 8:05:19 pm
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Shankersinh Vaghela, the 80-year-old former chief minister of Gujarat, took social media by storm after sharing photos from his workout just days after being discharged from a hospital after beating Covid-19.

Vaghela shared two photos: one in which he is jogging, and another in which he is lifting weights. “Body fit+ Mind fit = Life hit,” he tweeted in Gujarati.

Many were impressed by his fitness and some said he had proved that “age is just a number”.

Vaghela, who served as the chief minister of Gujarat from 1996 to 1997 is a veteran politician in the state.

Earlier this month, Vaghela spent a week in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Post-discharge he returned to his residence in Gandhinagar. Vaghela took to social media and posted a video message on Monday, thanking his supporters for praying for his health.

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