Yoga programmes were organised at 75 heritage locations across India with the theme ‘Yoga, An Indian Heritage’ on the occasion of seventh International Day of Yoga on Monday.
Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) Prahlad Singh Patel performed Yoga with officers of Ministries of Culture and Tourism as well as Yoga experts and Yoga fans at the historic Red Fort in Delhi on the occasion of seventh International Day of Yoga.
The Union Minister was leading the drive ‘Yoga, An Indian Heritage’ as a part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ campaign.
The program was organised at 75 cultural heritage locations with the active participation of all institutions/bodies of the Ministry to commemorate 75 years of Independence.
Considering the current pandemic situation, the number of participants for Yoga was restricted to 20 at each site.
Before the Yoga demonstration, the Union Minister and those attending the programme watched a live telecast of the address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of International Day of Yoga.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari; Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant; Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal and many other dignitaries participated in Yoga programmes of the Culture Ministry at different places.