Bengaluru: The 7th International Yoga Day will be celebrated on June 21 at Kanteerava indoor stadium here, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan said on Tuesday.
The celebrations will be held from 7 AM to 8 AM.
The Minister who is chairperson of the event’s organising committee after holding a meeting Tuesday said, Yoga Day will be celebrated jointly by the departments of Higher Education, Youth Empowerment, and Karnataka State Olympic Association and a maximum number of participants will be limited to 100 people in view of the Covid pandemic.
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, Seers of various mutts and yoga experts will be present during the occasion, he was quoted as saying by his office in a release.
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”Yoga is proven to be scientific and helps in battling respiratory diseases which have become a cause of concern these days and it provides holistic health by enhancing the fitness of both body and the mind,” Narayana said.
K C Narayana Gowda, Minister of Youth Empowerment and Sports, Govindaraju, MLC and Chairperson, Karnataka State Olympic Association, and senior officials were present at the meeting.