Union minister for tradition and tourism Prahlad Patel on Saturday mentioned he hopes that 10 million folks will be a part of him in performing Surya Namaskar on this 12 months’s Worldwide Day of Yoga on Sunday.
With the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic looming massive, Worldwide Day of Yoga shall be celebrated on digital media platforms sans mass gatherings and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message could be the spotlight of the event.
Yoga Day will go digital for the primary time since June 21, 2015, when it started to be celebrated yearly internationally, coinciding with the Summer time Solstice every year.
This 12 months’s theme is “Yoga at Dwelling and Yoga with Household” and other people will have the ability to be a part of the celebrations nearly at 7 am on June 21.
“I’ll carry out Surya Namaskar at Purana Qila and I urge all people to hitch me in performing Surya Namaskar from their houses. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given the reward of Yoga Day to the world and we must always observe Yoga in our every day life,” he mentioned in an announcement issued by the ministry of tradition.
The minister additionally posted a video message on social media and urged all to share their Surya Namaskar movies with “#10MillionSuryaNamaskar & #NamasteYoga” hashtags on social media platforms in order that it might develop into a public motion and creates well being consciousness amongst fellow residents.
“I hope that round 10 million folks will be a part of him in performing Surya Namaskar on Worldwide Yoga Day 2020,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, tradition ministry sources mentioned BJP MP Tejaswi Surya too will carry out Yoga in Bengaluru to assist the ministry and he shall be joined by health professional Sapna Vyas.