New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 7th International Yoga Day programme on June 21 at 0630 hrs.
Taking to twitter, he said, “Tomorrow, 21st June, we will mark the 7th Yoga Day. The theme this year is ‘Yoga For Wellness’, which focusses on practising Yoga for physical and mental well-being. At around 6:30 AM tomorrow, will be addressing the Yoga Day programme.”
The International Day of yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014.
PM Modi, in his UN address suggested the date of 21 June, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world and the idea of an International Day of Yoga was first proposed by him during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 27 September 2014.