Yoga institutions across the country are gearing up to celebrate International Day of Yoga on Friday. Talking to AIR News, Director at Morarji Desai Yoga Institute, Dr Ishwar V. Basavaraddi said, the institute is conducting mass yoga demonstrations in various parts of the country including Ranchi where the main event will be held.
Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is also imparting training to youth at block levels and motivating them to conduct similar programmes in their villages.
Talking to AIR News, Director of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Dr M P Gupta said, over 200 districts have been selected where around 250 to 300 youths will participate in International Yoga Day celebrations.
AIR correspondent reports that on 11 December 2014, the United Nations had proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga after recognizing its universal appeal. (AIR NEWS)