Curtain Raiser events to the fourth international yoga day

Every year, June 21 is celebrated as the International Day of Yoga (IDY) all over the world. In September 2014, at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the adoption of the International Day of Yoga. On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly had approved Resolution 69/131 declaring 21 June as the ‘International Day of Yoga’. The proposal was endorsed by 175 member states, which led the United Nations to proclaim June 21 as the International Day of Yoga, popularly known as Yoga Day.The resolution was co-sponsored by a record number of 177 countries. Since then, IDY is being celebrated by all the member countries of the UN.The international community has since been celebrating the day with great enthusiasm. India has taken the lead in celebrating the day worldwide to make people aware of the health and spiritual benefits of Yoga, an ancient Indian tradition. Below are some of the events happening in different places around the globe as a prelude to the fourth international yoga day.

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