Shimla, 21 June
Over 50,000 people participated on the International Yoga Day on Monday that started with Suryanamaskar in Himachal Pradesh together. They also performed other yoga positions. The major event was organized at Peterhoff in Shimla.
Yoga Guru Shri Shri Ravi Shankar virtually joined the event to educate and train yoga positions and their benefits.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur also attended the yoga sessions as the chief guest. Not many people gathered in Peterhoff because of Corona virus protocol. Thousands of People also joined the event virtually to do yoga. The event started at 7 a.m. in the morning.
Spokesperson of AYUSH Department said that due to stress and busy lifestyle in the present scenario, our health is being affected negatively, for which Yoga and Ayurveda are boon.