International yoga festival to begin next month

Dehradun: An international yoga festival will begin at Parmartha Niketan Ashram located on the banks of Ganga river in Rishikesh on March 1.

1200 yoga enthusiasts from 60 countries are likely to participate in the festival, a Parmartha Niketan Ashram release said.

The festival which is held every year at the Ashram will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Harish Rawat on March 1 and will conclude on March 7.