In Himachal Pradesh International Yoga Day-2021 was organized by the State Ayush Vibhag at Peterhof in Shimla today.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the virtual celebration of International Yoga Day-2021said the State Government is committed to promote Yoga in the State.He said Yoga not only keeps humans physically and mentally fit but also goes a long way in maintaining balance between body and soul.
Jai Ram Thakur said, International Day of Yoga-2021 being observed with the theme ‘Yoga for well-being’, is much relevant in the prevalent times of Corona pandemic. He said, Yoga has emerged as a ray of hope in testing times of Corona Pandemic.
On this occasion, Founder of Art of Living Shri Shri Ravi Shankar also joined virtually to motivate the people by his enlightening thoughts. Shri Shri Ravi Shankar appreciated the steps taken by the state government in promoting Yoga in the State. He said Yoga not only helps in making a strong and healthy society but also in promoting goodwill among the masses.