CBC Field Office celebrated International day of Yoga

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Central Bureau of Communication Field Office Tiruchirapalli under Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting organised Integrated Communication Outreach Programme on International Day of Yoga at Chinmaya Vidyalaya Matric Higher Secondary School, Srirangam on June 21, 2023.

Mr. K Ravindran, FPA Thanjavur in his welcome address said the outreach programme was organised in coordination with Chinmaya Vidyalaya and Vivekananda Yoga centre Srirangam.

Mr. K Devi Padmanabhan, Field Publicity Officer Tiruchirapalli in his keynote address said that ninth International Day of Yoga is celebrated by United Nations all over the world. He said Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kudumbakam is the theme for Yoga day this year. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi leads the global Yoga day celebration from United Nation Headquarters on Yoga Day. He pointed out that it was because of efforts of Shri Narendra Modi that United Nations decided to celebrated International day of Yoga every year on June 21 from 2015 onwards. June 21 was proposed by Shri Narendra Modi as it is summer solstice longest day Each year Yoga day was celebrated with various themes like Humanity, climate change, Home and family, Yoga for health yoga at home during covid period. 

Ms. Vathsala Sowmian, Principal, Chinmaya Vidyalaya Matric Higher Secondary School Srirangam in her presidential address said that yogasanas are important for good health. She urged students to continue performing yogasanas to strengthen memory power. 

Mr. K Mahadevan Correspondent Chinmaya Vidyalaya Matric Higher Secondary School in his special address urged students to maintain good physical and mental health through yogasana. He said that early morning is the best time for studies as mind will be fresh. 

Dr T Santhanakrishnan, Dr R Sridhar Yoga masters of Vivekananda Yoga centre gave special lecture and demonstration on Yoga. Dr Santhanakrishnan performed various yogasans like tadasana, utkatasana, sethubandanasana and breathing exercises. 

Mr. S Arunkumar FPA Tiruchirapalli rendered vote of thanks. Pamphlets and notices on Yoga were distributed. Prizes wer given to students who performed yogasanas well and who answered questions on yogasana.


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