Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju will participate in an online yoga session with actress and fitness trainer Shilpa Shetty on Sunday, June 21, on the occasion of International Yoga Day, which will also feature shooter Anjum Modgil and boxer MC Mary Kom. A 45-minute online session organized under the ‘Fit India’ program of the Government of India will be called ‘Fun, Family, Yoga’.
It has been prepared under the guidelines of ‘Home at Yoga’ of the Ministry of AYUSH. Since Yoga Day cannot be celebrated outside due to corona virus epidemic. Modgil, who won the Olympic quota next year, said, “I am excited to learn yoga from Rijiju sir and Shilpa Shetty.”
Shilpa said, ‘I will participate in a live yoga session for school children along with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. Take part in it with your family and sit with your yoga mat. The session will start at five in the evening and will be shown live on the YouTube page of Fit India. Apart from this, Shilpa Shetty will also be live on Kundra’s Facebook and Instagram page.
Significantly, amid the coronavirus epidemic, International Yoga Day will be celebrated on digital media forums of large gathering without people on Sunday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give a message on this occasion. Yoga Day was celebrated for the first time in the world on 21 June 2015 and since then every year that day is celebrated as Yoga Day. This will be the first time when it will be celebrated digitally.
The theme of this year’s Yoga Day is ‘Yoga at home and yoga with family’ and people will be able to join the digital ceremony on June 21 at seven in the morning. Officials said that the Indian embassies abroad are trying to reach people through digital media along with institutions that support yoga. The Ministry of AYUSH had planned to do a big program in Leh but it was canceled due to the epidemic.No tags for this post.