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Chhattisgarh gears up for International Yoga Day

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

The government is all set to celebrate 'International Day' tomorrow across 27 districts of the state.

Preparations have been completed with a view to make thethe fourth edition of International Day a grand success, an here said today.

Lakhs of people are expected to take part in exerciseswhich will beheld simultaneously from 7 am to 8 am in all district headquarters, development block headquarters, and gram panchayats, he said.

Raman Singh, of State for Power and New Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) R K Singh, and Ramesh Bais will participate in the main event to be held at Balbeer Singh Juneja Indoor Stadium in Raipur.

State cabinet ministers, parliamentary secretaries and other public representatives will take part in yoga event at different places of the state, he said.

The has issued a circular to this effect to all the district collectors instructing them to consult all the concerned persons and conduct

Notably, the had set up a Yoga Commission forspreading awareness regardingYogaright from the Gram Panchayat level todistrict level and in schools across the state.

In the Maoist-affected areas of Bastar division, the police andparamilitary forces will also take part in Yoga along with localpeople, the said.

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First Published: Wed, June 20 2018. 20:10 IST