Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the seventh International Yoga Day program on 21 June, 2021 at around 6.30 am. This time the theme of 7th Yoga Day is ‘Yoga for Fitness’. Let us tell you that in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions imposed on group activities, this time the main program to be organized on International Yoga Day will be a television program. The main attraction of this TV program will be the address of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
PM Modi tweeted, “Tomorrow on 21st June we will celebrate the seventh yoga day. This year’s theme is ‘Yoga for Wellness’, which focuses on practicing yoga for physical and mental health. I will address the yoga program tomorrow morning at around 6.30 am.
Earlier on Saturday, a statement issued by the Ministry of AYUSH said, “In this program starting at 6:30 am on all Doordarshan channels, Minister of State for AYUSH Kiren Rijiju’s address and Yoga demonstration of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga will be included. Live broadcast is also included.” The statement said that the seventh International Yoga Day has come at a time when the world is fighting Covid-19 but the pandemic has not dampened the enthusiasm about yoga.
The main theme of this year’s Yoga Day is ‘Yoga for Fitness’. According to the statement, “Several digital initiatives of the ministry along with around 1000 other stakeholder institutions have made the practice of yoga accessible to the public despite the restrictions imposed due to the pandemic.”
Along with this, the statement said that over the years, Yoga Day has not only increased the popularity of Yoga, but has also expanded its geographical presence by motivating its adoption in many new areas. Meanwhile, checkout the popular yoga destinations in India which are also tourist destinations
“This event has also given impetus to new developments in the field of yoga,” the statement said. These include development of universal yoga protocols for people of all ages, development of specific protocols to address lifestyle diseases, and research into the potential of yoga as a productivity-enhancing tool.