New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed people to mark 6th International Yoga Day on Sunday at home with family while following all norms of Physical Distancing. In a video message, Mr Modi said, we are marking the 6th International Yoga Day in extraordinary times. He said, usually yoga day is about public events and mass participation but this year yoga day goes indoors.
The Prime Minister said, the theme of the International Yoga Day this year is Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family. He said, the world is fighting a pandemic of monumental scale, but yoga provides multidimensional solutions to multiple challenges Covid-19 has brought.
Mr Modi said, Yoga gives people an opportunity to know their immune system better, enables strong mind and healthy body. He said, yoga has potential to cater mental, physical and psychological challenges.
The Prime Minister said, in post covid era, the focus on preventive healthcare will get stronger. He expressed confidence that yoga will be more popular. Mr Modi expressed happiness over growing popularity of yoga in last few years especially among the youth.