Unprecedented security in place for PM Modi's Lucknow visit on June 21

Unprecedented security in place for PM Modi's Lucknow visit on June 21

Unprecedented security in place for PM Modi's Lucknow visit on June 21

On the occasion, a Yoga book published by the Indian Government were introduced presented to participants to the event. "What has happened in the last three years is quite phenomenal that this movement of pushing forward and achieving recognition of June 21 as the International Day of Yoga", Ambassador of India to the US Navtej Sarna told people.

She said she hopes the day will help increase the population of Yoga practitioners in Can Tho.

Yoga enthusiasts across the world today performed various asanas at events organised by Indian missions at iconic places in several countries ahead of the third International Yoga Day.

The celebration also hosted a unique performance of Chinese Taichi, Kongfu and Yoga together as a synchronised dance sequence to open the event.

Yoga now has become a trend with people practicing in parks.

His Yoga Yogi school has centres all over the country.

The Indian Embassy here which has a yoga specialist Umesh Babu besides Indian Consulates in Shanghai and Guangzhou are organising dozens of events which would be attended by Chinese officials.

AYUSH Ministry is working day and night to make the International Yoga Day a big success not only at national level, but also at international level.

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The event was held as part of the activities to mark the Vietnam-India Friendship Year, the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-India diplomatic relations and the 10th anniversary of strategic partnership between the two countries.

The celebrations were held at the scenic Dongtou Wanghai Pavilion and more than 1,000 yoga lovers from all over Wenzhou participated in the Yoga session.

In his inaugural address, Vice Mayor of Wenzhou Wang Chi, recalled the close association that Wenzhou city has had with India, including the recent establishment of the sister city relationship between Wenzhou and Lucknow on April 24. Yoga, like Ayurveda, forms a part of shared heritage of India & Sri Lanka.

"Yoga is like being in that economic state of mind".

The embassy, in collaboration with city councils, is doing a series of awareness programmes in Zimbabwe in preparation for the day which is celebrated by over a million people in India and across the globe.

A special demonstration of yoga has also been held at the Opening Ceremony of BRICS Sports Meet in Guangzhou.

Officials said that compared to past year participation has doubled with youngsters showing more enthusiasm.

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