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Indian HC to hold Yoga event

Staff Correspondent

18th June, 2019 10:44:26 printer

Commemorating the International Day of Yoga 2019, Indian High Commission in Dhaka is going to organise a Yoga event on Friday.

The programme will include yoga demonstrations and a mass yoga session at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital, said an embassy press release.

The United Nations on December 11, 2011 proclaimed June 21 as International Yoga Day.

The resolution establishing the International Day of Yoga was proposed by India and co sponsored by a record 175 member states. 

A total of 175 nations co-sponsored the resolution, the highest number for any UN resolution.

The event is open to all. All participants will receive, on first-cum-first-served basis, free yoga mats, t-shirts and water bottles.