Aligarh: The Department of Physical Education, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) observed the sixth edition of International Day of Yoga today amid the COVID-19 pandemic by going digital sans mass gatherings.
In line with the Government of India guidelines on social distancing, Yoga Asanas (Poses) were performed at the Department of Physical Education, where Prof Zamirullah Khan (Chairman) spoke on ‘Yoga at Home with Family’, the theme for Yoga Day 2020.
Speaking on the importance of yoga and meditation, Prof Zamirullah said that even as AMU is celebrating the Yoga Day indoors like other institutions in the country, it is the feeling of solidarity across the nation in the unprecedented time of the pandemic that keeps the spirits high.
Dr Rajendra Singh interacted with the audience as the Yoga expert, while Dr Merajuddin Faridi conducted the programme. Dr Naushad Waheed Ansari coordinated the event.
Dr Mohd Arshad Bari coordinated the Facebook live session and Dr Sayed Khurram Nisar extended the vote of thanks.
Alish, Vikas Raghav and Nehave Verma were the demonstrators. Over 500 viewers watched the live session on facebook.