Mansukh Mandaviya to lead IDY celebrations from the Statue of Unity
As part of the 8th International Day of Yoga (IDY), Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lead the Yoga Day observance from Mysuru Palace, Mysuru, Karnataka. PM’s address will be live streamed on DD National and DD Channels from 6:40 to 7:00 am. A Digital Yoga Exhibition at Mysuru will showcase highlights and achievements of previous editions of International Day of Yoga. In addition to strength of Yoga, best practices, research highlights, and Common Yoga Protocol, there will be other stuff.
As the country celebrates 75 years of independence, 75 iconic sites have been chosen for observation of IDY. One of them is the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat. On 21st June 2022, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Health Minister, will lead yoga celebrations from Kevadia, Gujarat.
International Day of Yoga (IDY) is celebrated every year on 21st June. The 8th edition of IDY will take place in India and around the world this year on the theme of ‘Yoga for Humanity‘, which was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat address. This year’s theme will be showcasing ‘Brand India at Global Stage’ while showcasing its iconic places. IDY observations are based on a 45-minute yoga demonstration of a custom protocol called Common Yoga Protocol (CYP).
During this year’s Yoga Day, the major attraction will be the ‘Guardian Ring,’ where yoga celebrations from around the world will be shown. In “The Guardian Ring”, the “One Sun, One Earth” concept is highlighted, as well as the unifying power of Yoga. On DD India, the feeds from different missions abroad will be connected together.
A series of tweets from Prime Minister Narendra Modi encourage people to take up yoga. He said in a tweet that yoga has gained popularity globally in the past few years. People from all walks of life and professions have incorporated it into their daily routine because Yoga has helped them develop a healthy lifestyle, he said.