Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lead International Yoga Day at UN HQ

Ahead of the International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that yoga brings the world together to promote good health and wellness. The PM will lead a yoga session for the first time at UN Headquarters in New York on the 21st of June, which will be the 9th International Day of Yoga.

“I am looking forward to participating in the 9th International Day of Yoga celebrations @UN with Prime Minister @NarendraModi at the UNHQ North Lawn next week,” tweeted Csaba Korosi, president of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to the tweet, saying that “Looking forward to seeing you at the International Day of Yoga celebrations at the UNHQ. Your participation makes the programme even more special. Yoga brings the world together towards furthering good health and wellness. May it keep getting more popular globally”.

The PM, in another tweet, shared a series of videos titled ‘Yoga with Modi’ in which various ‘asanas’ are depicted. “Yoga holds profound benefits for both body and mind, fostering strength, flexibility, and tranquility. Let us make Yoga a part of our lives and further wellness as well as peace. Sharing a set of videos depicting the various Asanas,” the PM added.