New Delhi: The main national event for the 6th International Day of Yoga (IDY) will be held on 21st June 2020 at Leh, the capital of UT of Ladakh and the event will be led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Shripad Yesso Naik said on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister leads a harmonious mass demonstration of Yoga every year in the main event of IDY. This demonstration follows the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP). The event of IDY-2020 promises to be unique and different since such a large congregation for Yoga will be taking place in a high altitude location like Leh for the first time.
A 45-minute yoga drill based on Common Yoga Protocol is the highlight of observation of IDY. PM Modi is expected to carry out yogasanas based on CYP along with an anticipated gathering of 15000 to 20000 people on the Yoga Day, at Leh. Industrial bodies like CII and FICCI, Educational bodies like CBSE, UGC and NCERT and various other stakeholders have already prepared plans and programmes for the IDY-2020.
The observation of IDY is a truly global activity and nearly 200 countries participate in the same, as per the experience of previous years.