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PM Modi, 74 Ministers to perform Yoga on June 21

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Prime Minister Modi-led Democratic Alliance (NDA) has made grand plans for the forthcoming International Yoga Day.

The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) has been working tirelessly to make the International Yoga Day functions across the country and world a grand success.

Union Government's 74 ministers would take part in the Yoga Day functions in 74 cities on June 21.

Prime Minister Modi would take part in the Yoga Day function in Uttar Pradesh's capital where AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik would also be present.

(BJP) president would perform Yoga in Home Minister would attend the Yoga Day function in Himachal Pradesh's Sujanpur Tihra. Information and Broadcasting Minister M. would be present in

Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nitin Gadkari, J. P. Nadda, Smriti Irani, Dharmendra Pradhan and Piyush Goyal would take part in International Yoga Day functions at Patna, Nagpur, Chandigarh, Kochi, Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam respectively.

AYUSH Ministry is working day and night to make the International Yoga Day a big success not only at level but also at international level. It has written letters to different Ambassadors and Embassies and urged to make the event successful.

International Yoga Day is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015. Prime Minister Modi in his UN address had suggested the date of 21 June, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares special significance in many parts of the world.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 18:22 IST