Modi asks people to join International Yoga Day

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


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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