PM MODI welcomes UN decision to declare 21st June as International Day of Yoga!

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On Thursday 11th December 2014 the Prime Minster Shri Narendra Modi expressed immense joy on the United Nations passing the resolution to declare 21st June as International Day of Yoga. The Prime Minister thanked the 177 nations across the world that cosponsored the resolution.

The PM Tweeted:

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Yoga has been a strong influence on Shri Modi’s life. Here is a speech by Shri Modi in which he talks about Yoga. The occasion was the

inauguration of Lakulish Yoga University in Ahmedabad in 2013.

Read more:

http://www.narendramodi.in/

United Nations declares June 21 as ‘World Yoga Day’

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New Delhi: The United Nations on Thursday declared June 21 as the World Yoga Day. The decision, taken at the UN General Assembly, is being seen as a proud moment for India.

Confirming the news, the Ministry of External Affairs posted the following on micro-blogging site Twitter:

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At India’s initiative @un decides that International Day of Yoga to be observed every year on 21 June.

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