Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the International Day of Yoga 2019 celebrations to be held in Ranchi on June 21.
Around 30,000 people are expected to participate in the main event.
This function will attend to by several State Dignitaries, besides the Yoga Organisations and Yoga Gurus.
Ministry of AYUSH planned every year observation of the International Day of Yoga across the country.
The ministry successfully organized several programs during the last four years in connection with the International Day of Yoga.
They requested the stake-holding Ministries and Departments of the Central Government, State Governments and other related institutions to work in a coordinated manner to observe the International Day of Yoga (IDY).
Nearly two-minute long video shows a 3D-animated version of the prime minister performing the Ardha Chakrasana or the Half Moon Pose in a spacious room as a voiceover guides viewers through a step-by-step procedure of the yoga.
About International Yoga Day
May 21 is referred to as Yoga Day and celebrated since its inception in 2015. International day for yoga was declared by United Nations General Assembly. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UN address suggested a date of 21 June as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world. The idea of International Day of Yoga was first proposed by the current Prime Minister of India.