Happy Yoga Day to everyone!
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on this day by coming online on Twitter.
The Yoga Day was celebrated by many all over the world, though no mass gatherings were held in India this year due to ongoing Covid scenario.
Theme of this year is “Yoga For Wellness”.
PM Modi also announced the M-Yoga app which is developed in collaboration with WHO, as part of the ‘One World, One Health’ motto. The app will have information and videos in different languages for people across the world.
Interestingly the Iconic Times Square, New York saw over 3000 people celebrating the Yoga day will enthusiasm and fanfare keeping in mind the social distancing norms. The event was held by the Consulate General of India, New York in partnership with Times Square Alliance.
India’s Consul General Randhir Jaiswal said in his address to the Yoga Day celebrations, “While we celebrate Yoga in various parts of the world, celebrating yoga here in Times Square is very special, very unique. More importantly, yoga is a universal idea and universal thought, a universal action. And what better place than Times Square to celebrate a universal thought. This is the crossroads of the world.”
Image reference- Times Square NYC YouTube Page, Original Source