International Yoga Day on June 21 in city

Hyderabad: In-charge Director of Department of Ayush Dr A. Rajender Reddy, said the 4th International Day of Yoga will be observed on June 21 at Gachibowli Stadium here. He said the Centre has decided to take the momentum forward by seeking the greater participation of youth in the current year’s celebrations.

Dr C. Laxma Reddy, Minister for Health, Medical and Family Welfare, dignitaries, VVIPs, officials, I.G and DIG of CISF with their personnel and the general public will participate in the Yoga celebrations to perform Mass Yoga Demonstration.

As per the practice established in the previous years, the centre-piece of IDY 2018 would be Mass Yoga Demonstrations wherein the participants pursue the drill of the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) in harmony. The Mass Yoga Demonstrations are to be universally scheduled from 7 am to 8 am at a large number of locations proposed at the State, District, Block and Panchayat levels. Other events to be held as part of IDY 2018 could include Yoga Fests, seminars, workshops, musical and cultural programs based on Yoga. Other activities like discourses, lectures and talks by eminent Yoga experts will be arranged on the occasion. (NSS)