AYUSH Ministry in association with Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga will host a television event as curtain raiser of the International Day of Yoga 2020. The event will be telecast on DD News tomorrow from 7 in the evening. It will also be streamed live on Ayush Ministry’s Facebook page.
The curtain raiser would mark 10-day official countdown to International Day of Yoga 2020. AYUSH Minister, Shripad Naik, Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh and President of Indian Council for Cultural Relation Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, will address the nation on this occasion.
In the light of the prevailing Covid 19 situation , this year the International Yoga Day is set to go digital. People are encouraged to practise Yoga at their homes. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also announced an International video blogging contest My life, My Yoga for the general public.
After the curtain raiser, there will be training sessions on Common Yoga Protocol on DD Bharti and DD Sports from 8 in the morning. These sessions will be conducted by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, where Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev, Sri Sri Ravishankar, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Dr. H. R. Nagendra, Daji Kamlesh Patel, Sister Shivani and Swami Bharat Bhushan will explain the importance of Yoga in lives.