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Indian Prime Minister lead International Yoga Day 2023 at United Nations
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached US for his state visit and today on 21st June he is going to lead the 9th International Day of Yoga celebrations at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York.
The theme of Yoga Day 2023 is ‘Yoga For Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ which means Yoga for the welfare of all in the form of ‘One World-One Family’.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted Indians on the occasion of International Day of Yoga in USA and stated that yoga has become a global movement now.
He glorified that the coming together of more than 180 countries to celebrate the day on India’s call and termed it ‘historic’.
Guinness World Record on Yoga Day:
The Yoga Day event in Surat, Gujarat has made a “new Guinness World Record” for the largest gathering of people for a yoga session at one place.
This record makes India proud and more active platform to the world.
President of India:
President of India, Draupadi Murmu encourages everyone to follow yoga in daily lives and experience its transformative power.
The president greeted everyone on the International Day of Yoga reiterated that India gifted yoga is to the rest of the world is the great human event.
India’s heritage through Yoga at UN:
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative to lead a yoga session in a historic celebration to commemorate the 9th International Day of Yoga at the UN Headquarters.
G20 delegates performing yoga in India:
G20 delegates have done Yoga session on 9th International Yoga Day at Raj Bhawan in Goa.
G20 delegates have delighted to perform Yoga along with Goa Governor PS Shreedharan Pillai and many ministers and officials at the Raj Bhawan in Goa.
Question & Answer:
Q1. On which day International Yoga Day is celebrated in all over the world?
Ans. 21st June
Q2. Which edition of International Yoga Day is being celebrated in the world?
Q3. What is the theme of International Yoga Day 2023?
Ans. ‘Yoga For Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ or ‘One World-One Family’