PM Narendra Modi performs Yoga in Lucknow wearing Assamese traditional Gamosa

  • PM Narendra Modi performs Yoga in Lucknow wearing Assamese traditional Gamosa
21-06-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

PM Narendra Modi today took part in third International Day of Yoga at Lucknow's Ambedkar Sabha Sthal. Speaking at the event, PM Modi said that popularity of Yoga outside India had connected the country with the world.
 
Dressed in white t-shirt, trousers and Assam's traditional Gamosa, PM Narendra Modi, who shared the stage with Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, said Yoga was acting in a big way to bond people and the global community.
 
Modi added that Yoga was a guarantee of wellness and fitness. He urged everyone to make yoga s post of their lives.
 
"UNESCO has given Yoga a very respectful name. Slowly, Yoga's standardisation is taking place. At this occasion, I wish people make Yoga a way of life," he added.
 
More than 40,000 people joined the event in Ambedkar Sabha Sthal here as they performed asanas in presence of the Prime Minister and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
 
Yoga events are expected to be held across 180 countries on Wednesday.
 

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