Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the main event of the 7th International Day of Yoga IDY tomorrow. In view of the pandemic, the lead event of the Yoga Day this year will be a televised programme and is scheduled to begin at 6.30 AM on all Doordarshan channels. The event will also include an address by Minister of State for Ayush, Kiren Rijiju and a live Yoga demonstration by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga.
The Yoga demonstration will follow the Prime Minister’s address, which is scheduled from 7:00 to 7:45 AM. The live Yoga demonstration will be further followed by messages from 15 spiritual leaders and Yoga Gurus.
The main theme of IDY this year is “Yoga for Wellness”, which is aligned to the current pre-occupations. The Missions of India abroad are coordinating various activities in the run up to the Yoga Day in their respective countries. International Day of Yoga will be celebrated in about 190 countries globally.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 21st June as the International Day of Yoga (IDY) in their resolution adopted on 11th December 2014.