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Ministry of Ayush to celebrate Yoga Mahotsav on World Health Day at Red Fort

Lok Sabha Speaker and several Union Ministers to demonstrate Common Yoga Protocol on the 75th day of the countdown of IDY

Ministry of Ayush is organizing a grand program for demonstration of Common Yoga Protocol in the backdrop of 15th August Park, Lal Quila, (Red Fort) Delhi from 6.30 AM to 8.00 AM on 7th April 2022, which is also the World Health Day, and 75th day of the countdown to International Day of Yoga (IDY).

Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla is expected to be the Chief Guest of the program. The event will be graced with the esteemed presence of several Union Ministers, Members of the Parliament, Ambassadors of various countries stationed in Delhi, prominent Sports Celebrities and Yoga Gurus.

The Ministry with its various stakeholders has chalked out a 100 days countdown programme for the 8th International Day of Yoga wherein 100 organizations are promoting yoga in 100 places/cities.

The Ministry of Ayush is the nodal Ministry for observation of the International Day of Yoga. Every year, the main event of IDY observation is a Mass Yoga Demonstration which is led by Prime Minister himself. The preparations for IDY-2022 are already underway.   

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 75 -day countdown to IDY-2022.

As the upcoming 8th International Day of Yoga is falling in Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav year, the Ministry proposes to observe IDY at 75 iconic sites across the country. This countdown program is already in progress and observation of IDY-2022 is gaining momentum.

Disclaimer : This is an official press release by PIB.

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