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World Health Day 2022: Yoga Mahotsav, organised by Ministry of Ayush, kickstarts at Delhi's Red Fort

Ministry of Ayush is organising a grand event at Delhi's Red Fort on the occasion of World Health Day on April 7. Common yoga protocols will be demonstrated here.

Health Desk Written by: Health Desk New Delhi Updated on: April 07, 2022 10:30 IST
Yoga at Red Fort in Delhi
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People performing Yoga at Red Fort in Delhi

Highlights

  • At Red Fort, common Yoga Protocols will be demonstrated
  • The event will mark the occasion of World Health Day
  • Union ministers, MPs and Ambassadors from various countries will participate in the Yoga Mahotsav

The Ministry of Ayush is celebrating Yoga Amrit Mahotsav on World Health Day on April 7. The Ministry, along with its stakeholders, has initiated a 75-day countdown to the International Day of Yoga (June 21) on April 7 with a grand programme for the demonstration of common yoga protocols at the Red Fort.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is expected to be the chief guest at the programme, which will be attended by Union ministers, Members of Parliament and Ambassadors from various countries, prominent sports celebrities and Yoga proponents. Every year, the main event of the International Day of Yoga is a mass Yoga demonstration which is led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself. The preparations for IDY 2022 are already underway.   

Union Minister of Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal said that the worldwide acceptance of yoga is a matter of pride for the country. Yoga has been accepted as an integral part of the cultural and spiritual heritage, he said, adding that the preparations for the International Day of Yoga are in progress in full swing. It is worth mentioning that 75 days countdown is an important event in observation of the International Day of Yoga every year.

The Ministry expects to inspire a mass movement for good health and wellbeing through yoga during the 75-day countdown to the International Day of Yoga, which will be observed at 75 iconic sites across the country as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations marking 75 years of India's Independence.

 

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