The G-20 country delegates who are in Pune for the 4th Education Working Group Meeting participated in a yoga session along with Union Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on the occasion of International Day of Yoga 2023, at the Khashaba Jadhav Sports Complex of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), yesterday.
Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that yoga is the best option to relieve the stress of day-to-day life. Stating IDY 2023 theme – Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam; he urged all to make Yoga the bridge to further the vision of One Earth, One Family, One Future. He also said that Yoga deepens the connection with oneself and other human beings. He said that Yoga is a holistic approach that boosts awareness, increases ability and adds meaning to life. Stating this, he called for encouraging all to embrace Yoga in daily life for a healthier and happier life. Let us make ‘Yoga a way of life’ for universal brotherhood.
The Government of Maharashtra Minister for Higher and Technical Education, Chandrakant Patil; Union Secretary, Department of Higher Education, K. Sanjay Murthy; Union Secretary, School Education and Literacy, Sanjay Kumar; Union Secretary, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Atul Tiwary; Pune Divisional Commissioner Saurabh Rao; Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar; SPPU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Suresh Gosavi also participated in the yoga session along with other dignitaries.
Many of the G-20 delegates also expressed the feeling of achieving a different kind of spiritual and mental satisfaction from today’s yoga practice.
Earlier, the Vice-Chancellor of SPPU Prof. Suresh Gosavi welcomed the attendees of the IDY 2023 special session.
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