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Union Minister Jitendra Singh, Principal Secretary to PM Modi perform Yoga at South Block

New Delhi: Union Minister Jitendra Singh, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi - PK Mishra and other officials performed Yoga on the occasion of the 10th International Day of Yoga on Friday.
The celebrations were held at the Prime Minister's Office South Block in the national capital.
Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi and BL Verma also performed yoga at an event in Delhi to mark the day.
The celebrations were held at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi.
In West Bengal, 41 battallion of SSB, Frontier SSB Siliguri, sector SSB Ranidangi and other security forces celebrated International Yoga Day with the Armed Police Force, Nepal on Mechi Bridge which connects India with Nepal.
Indian Army jawans perform Yoga at Col Sonam Wangchuk Stadium in Leh, Ladakh today.
Meanwhile, PM Modi congratulated all the people of the country and those doing Yoga in every corner of the world on the occasion of the 10th International Day of Yoga and said the world is seeing a new Yoga economy going forward for the last 10 years.
PM Modi performed Yoga at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar on J-K, on International Day of Yoga on Friday.
While addressing an event in Srinagar, the Prime Minister said that India's proposal regarding the celebration of International Yoga Day at the United Nations was supported by 177 nations.
"Today, from the land of Kashmir, I congratulate everyone around the world on International Yoga Day! Ten years ago, I proposed the celebration of International Yoga Day at the United Nations. India's proposal was supported by 177 nations, which is a record in itself. In 2015, on Kartavyapath in Delhi, 35,000 people performed Yogasanas together," he said.
"On International Yoga Day, I have had the privilege of coming to Kashmir, the land of yoga and meditation. In Srinagar, we are feeling the power that yoga gives us. I congratulate all the people of the country and those doing Yoga in every corner of the world on International Yoga Day from the land of Kashmir," PM Modi added.
He said that in the last 10 years, the expansion of Yoga has changed the perception related to Yoga adding that the world is seeing a new Yoga economy going forward.
"In the last 10 years, the expansion of Yoga has changed the perception related to Yoga. Today, the world is seeing a new Yoga economy going forward. From Rishikesh and Kashi to Kerala, we can witness a new trend of Yoga Tourism emerging in India. People from all over the world are coming to India in pursuit of learning authentic yoga. Accordingly, sectors related to hospitality, tourism, apparel, etc. are booming from the huge inflow of people. This is creating new avenues for employment opportunities for youth," PM Modi said.
This year's theme, "Yoga for Self and Society," emphasizes yoga's vital role in fostering both individual well-being and societal harmony.
Since 2015, the Prime Minister has led the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations at various iconic locations, including Kartavya Path in Delhi, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Ranchi, Lucknow, Mysuru and even the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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