“The ministry hopes to inspire a ‘Mass Movement for Health and Wellbeing’ through Yoga in the 75day countdown to IDY-2022,” said officials.
New Delhi: On the occasion of the World Health Day on April 7, Thursday, the Ministry of Ayush will celebrate a ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ from 6:30 am to 8 am at Red Fort, said officials of the ministry.
In a statement issued Tuesday, the ministry said, “Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is expected to be the chief guest at the programme. The event will be graced with the esteemed presence of the several union ministers, members of Parliament, ambassadors of various countries stationed in Delhi, prominent sports celebrities and yoga gurus.”
It further added, “The Ministry of Ayush is the nodal Ministry for observation of the International Day of Yoga (IDY). Every year, the main event of IDY observation is a Mass Yoga Demonstration which is led by the Prime Minister himself. The preparations for IDY-2022 are already under way.”
It is worth mentioning that 75 days’ countdown is an important event in observation of the International day of Yoga every year. “The ministry hopes to inspire a ‘Mass Movement for Health and Wellbeing’ through Yoga in the 75day countdown to IDY-2022,” said officials.
It further said, “As the upcoming 8th International Day of Yoga is falling in the year of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the ministry proposes to observe IDY at 75 iconic sites across the country. This countdown programme is already in progress and observation of IDY-2022 is gaining momentum.”
The ministry, with its various stakeholders, has chalked out a 100 days’ countdown programme of the 8th International Day of Yoga wherein 100 organisations are promoting yoga in 100 places/cities.