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Yoga fosters national unity, universal peace in these fractious times: Modi

PM leads 50,000 people, mostly school students and youth, on fourth international yoga day, does 20 asanas and three pranayams

Archis Mohan  |  Dehradun 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led 50,000 people on Thursday morning to mark the fourth international day of yoga here and said that the ancient Indian knowledge system fosters amity, which can form the basis of national unity and universal peace in these fractious times.

Modi addressed the participants in Hindi and, uncharacteristically, in English as well, as he reached out to yoga enthusiasts across the world, and for 40 minutes led the way to perform 20 yogic and three pranayama, or breathing, exercises in the backdrop of Dehradun’s iconic Forest Research Institute ...

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First Published: Fri, June 22 2018. 00:34 IST
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