International Yoga Day celebrations are being held in Lucknow. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is leading the event said, Yoga which connects body, mind, and soul, has played a big role in connecting the world too.
‘The International Yoga Day was observed all over the world by creating awareness about yoga and taking a pledge to keep the body, mind and soul fit.’
Prime Minister Modi while addressing the gathering on this day in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow said that Yoga has become an integral part of every Indian household.
Conveying his greetings to all those who joined the Yoga Day 2017 celebrations across India and the world, Prime Minister Modi said Yoga’s immense popularity outside India is high and has connected the world with India. “I am happy to see so many Yoga institutes being opened over the last three years.
Demand for Yoga teachers is increasing. Apart from fitness, wellness is important. Yoga is a medium to achieve wellness,” Prime Minister Modi said. The international day for yoga is celebrated annually since its inception in 2015. An International day for Yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 11 December 2014