Can Tho in merry mood with Yoga Day

Actress Malaika Arora

Actress Malaika Arora

Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will also be a part of the Yoga session beginning at 11 a.m.at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra on Wednesday.

Addressing the event, Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le Van Tam said it is a people-to-people exchange activity that aims to boost mutual understanding between Vietnamese and Indian people.

He said if CM wanted to make his prohibition drivesuccessful in the state, he should popularise Yoga among people asthose who practised Yoga had no habit of consuming liquor.BJP leader asked CM to hold an official function at Gandhi Maidan inthe state capital and lead people in doing Yoga exercise if he had anyregard for Yoga.

As the world is getting all set to celebrate the International Day of Yoga on Wednesday, Indian High Commission in Pakistan is also making efforts to make the event a grand success. He had also urged that three generations of a family should perform yoga on this Yoga day.

Prime Minister Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government has made grand plans for the day.

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"Since UN declared yoga day, June 21 has become a yoga festival day in all big and small cities in China", Manmohan Singh Bhandari, an Indian yoga expert who along with his Chinese wife Yin Yan runs a yoga training school Yogi Yoga, told PTI here.

Speaking at the ceremony, Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Parvathaneni Harish said that Yoga has been even more popular worldwide since the United Nations General Assembly chose June 21 as the International Yoga Day following the proposal of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will be present in Delhi.

China also backed India's move in the United Nations to make June 21 as International Yoga Day, giving a fillip to hundreds of yoga clubs and organisations.

"In terms of the quality of participation of Yoga practitioners from India, the number of events at different locations in China and the expected outreach to Chinese Yoga lovers, the series of events planned for this year are poised to reach new heights", the embassy said.

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