Countdown to International Yoga Day held

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Imphal: Yoga Mahotsav, countdown to International Day of Yoga was held on Monday at Health Care center Pakhangkhong Leirak, Thoubal ahead of the Yoga Day that falls on June 21.

The programme was jointly organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra Thoubal and Health Care Center Thoubal Pakhangkhong.

During the program, various basic yoga asanas demonstrations were performed by well trained Yoga practitioners. Dignitaries who were present  at the program spoke in length about the benefits of practicing Yoga. Around  thirty people including young and adult took part in the yoga demonstration.

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June 21 is observed every year as International Day of Yoga since 2015 following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. Yoga is a physical,mental and spiritual practice which originated in India.

At the state level, the International Yoga Day will be organised at the indoor stadium of Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, here, on Tuesday with a mass Yoga demonstration at 5: 30 am.

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