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Modi asks people to join International Yoga Day

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 24, 2018 Published on June 20, 2015

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With his government set to celebrate the maiden International Yoga Day tomorrow with much fanfare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged everyone to be a part of the first International Yoga Day celebrations.

“Tomorrow the world will celebrate the first Yoga Day. I urge you all to be a part of it and inspire others to join as well”, Modi said in a statement.

India will lead 191 countries to mark the day with over 35,000 participants expected to perform various yoga ‘asanas’ at a mega event on Rajpath here.

While Modi will address the gathering, diplomats from 152 foreign missions have been invited to take part in the event which will start at 7 a.m.

Published on June 20, 2015
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